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deckle edge


Definitions from WordNet

Noun deckle edge has 1 sense
  1. deckle edge, deckle - rough edge left by a deckle on handmade paper or produced artificially on machine-made paper
    --1 is a kind of edge

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Deckle Edge


A deckle edge refers to the rough, untrimmed edge of a paper, created by the natural unevenness of the paper-making process. This edge often has a feathery and torn appearance, making it visually distinct from the smooth, straight edge typically found on most printed materials.


As a Noun:

  • The old book had a beautiful deckle edge, giving it a more rustic and vintage feel.
  • I love how deckle edges add character to handmade cards and art prints.
  • She carefully tore the pages to create a delicate deckle edge on her homemade journal.

As an Adjective:

  • The deckle edge paper gave the invitation an elegant and sophisticated look.
  • I prefer buying books with deckle edge pages as they offer a tactile experience while reading.
  • The artist chose to frame the painting with a deckle edge mat to enhance its uniqueness.

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