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Deckle

noun
(Spelt also deckel, and dekle)
1.
Rough edge left by a deckle on handmade paper or produced artificially on machine-made paper.  Synonym: deckle edge.
2.
(paper making) a frame used to form paper pulp into sheets.



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"Deckle" Quotes from Famous Books



... we are not to have the pleasure," said Archibald. "But perhaps you would like a copy of my son's book. It is but a small volume, as you see." And Archibald pulled the parchment-bound, deckle-edged booklet from his outer breast pocket. "Don't hesitate, my dear sir, it will give me pleasure if ...
— Cleo The Magnificent - The Muse of the Real • Louis Zangwill

... a very cool head and steady hand, I expect," said Margaret; "they'd all be picked cream-layers, of course. But how would you like 'thick hand-made paper with deckle edges'? What are deckle edges, I wonder; and how ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 158, June 2, 1920 • Various



Words linked to "Deckle" :   edge, framework



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