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Meaning of SELVAGE

Pronunciation:  'selvij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray
  2. [n]  border consisting of an ornamental fringe at either end of an oriental carpet
 

SELVAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: selvedge
 
 See Also: border, edge, margin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

2. The edge plate of a lock, through which the bolt passes.
   --Knight.

3. (Mining.) A layer of clay or decomposed rock along the
   wall of a vein. See {Gouge}, n., 4. --Raymond.

 
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