What does selvedge mean?

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selvedge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. selvage, selvedge(noun)

    border consisting of an ornamental fringe at either end of an oriental carpet

  2. selvage, selvedge(noun)

    the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray

Webster Dictionary

  1. Selvedge(noun)

    the edge of cloth which is woven in such a manner as to prevent raveling

    Etymology: [Self + edge, i. e., its own proper edge; cf. OD. selfegge.]

  2. Selvedge(noun)

    the edge plate of a lock, through which the bolt passes

    Etymology: [Self + edge, i. e., its own proper edge; cf. OD. selfegge.]

  3. Selvedge(noun)

    a layer of clay or decomposed rock along the wall of a vein. See Gouge, n., 4

    Etymology: [Self + edge, i. e., its own proper edge; cf. OD. selfegge.]

How to pronounce selvedge?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of selvedge in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of selvedge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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