Feather-edge
Feather-edge \Feath"er-edge`\, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) The thin, new growth around the edge of a shell, of an oyster. [1913 Webster]

2. Any thin, as on a board or a razor. [1913 Webster]


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  • feather-edge — /ˈfɛðər ɛdʒ/ (say fedhuhr ej) noun 1. an edge which thins out like a feather. 2. the thinner edge of a wedge shaped board or plank. –feather edged, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Feather-edged — Feath er edged , a. Having a feather edge; also, having one edge thinner than the other, as a board; in the United States, said only of stuff one edge of which is made as thin as practicable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • edge — See abutting edge beaded edge feather edge feather edge leading edge trailing edge wiring an edge …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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