[syn: selvage, selvedge]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Selvage \Sel"vage\, Selvedge \Sel"vedge\, n. [Self + edge, i.
e., its own proper edge; cf. OD. selfegge.]
1. The edge of cloth which is woven in such a manner as to
2. The edge plate of a lock, through which the bolt passes.
3. (Mining.) A layer of clay or decomposed rock along the
wall of a vein. See Gouge, n., 4. --Raymond.
[1913 Webster] Selvaged
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
48 Moby Thesaurus words for "selvage":
bank, beading, binding, board, border, bordering, bordure, brim,
brink, brow, coast, edge, edging, featheredge, fimbria,
fimbriation, flange, flounce, frame, frill, frilling, fringe,
furbelow, galloon, hem, labellum, labium, labrum, ledge, limb,
limbus, lip, list, marge, margin, motif, ragged edge, rim, ruffle,
shore, side, sideline, skirt, skirting, trimming, valance, verge,