deckled
deckle-edged dec"kle-edged` deckled dec"kled, a. having a rough edge; having a deckle edge; -- used of handmade paper or paper resembling handmade; as, deckle-edged paper; a deckle-edged book.

Syn: featheredged. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • deckled — adj. (about paper) having rough edges, having a feathered edge like that of handmade papern. ragged edge of paper; frame used to form paper pulp into sheets v. cut paper leaving rough edge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deckled — adjective having a rough edge; used of handmade paper or paper resembling handmade • Syn: ↑deckle edged, ↑featheredged • Similar to: ↑bordered …   Useful english dictionary

  • deckled deckle-edged featheredged — bordered or dered adj. having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; as, black bordered handkerchief. Antonym of {unbordered}. [Narrower terms: {boxed}; {deckled, deckle edged, featheredged}; {lined};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bordered — or dered adj. having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; as, black bordered handkerchief. Antonym of {unbordered}. [Narrower terms: {boxed}; {deckled, deckle edged, featheredged}; {lined}; {seagirt, sea… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boxed — bordered or dered adj. having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; as, black bordered handkerchief. Antonym of {unbordered}. [Narrower terms: {boxed}; {deckled, deckle edged, featheredged}; {lined};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deckle-edged — dec kle edged deckled dec kled, a. having a rough edge; having a deckle edge; used of handmade paper or paper resembling handmade; as, deckle edged paper; a deckle edged book. Syn: featheredged. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lined — bordered or dered adj. having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; as, black bordered handkerchief. Antonym of {unbordered}. [Narrower terms: {boxed}; {deckled, deckle edged, featheredged}; {lined};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seagirt sea-girt — bordered or dered adj. having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; as, black bordered handkerchief. Antonym of {unbordered}. [Narrower terms: {boxed}; {deckled, deckle edged, featheredged}; {lined};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gustav Klimt — This article is about Gustav Klimt. For the 2006 Austrian biographical film, see Klimt (film). Gustav Klimt Photographic portrait from 1914 Birth name Gustav Klimt Born …   Wikipedia

  • Deckle — In manual papermaking, a deckle is a removable wooden frame or fence placed into a mould to keep the paper slurry within bounds and to control the size of the sheet produced. After the mold is dipped into a vat of paper slurry, excess water is… …   Wikipedia

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