featheredged

featheredged
adjective
having a rough edge; used of handmade paper or paper resembling handmade
Syn: ↑deckled, ↑deckle-edged
Similar to: ↑bordered

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  • featheredged — adj. having a very thin edge like that of a feather …   English contemporary 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

  • featheredge — featheredged, adj. /fedh euhr ej /, n. 1. an edge that thins out like a feather. 2. the thinner edge of a wedge shaped board or plank. 3. a tool for giving a smooth, even finish to plasterwork at corners. 4. (in silver work) a band of closely… …   Universalium

  • featheredge — noun a thin tapering edge • Hypernyms: ↑edge * * * I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun 1. a. : a very thin sharp edge; especially : one that is easily broken or bent over like the edge of a feather …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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