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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. border consisting of an ornamental fringe at either end of an oriental carpet;
[syn: selvage, selvedge]

2. the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray;
[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 prevent raveling. [1913 Webster] 2. The edge plate of a lock, through which the bolt passes. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 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, welt




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