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selvage

sel·vage (sel·vedge)

selvage (selvedge)

 
pronunciation:
sel vihj
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the edge of a fabric, woven in such a way that it will not fray or ravel.
definition 2: any strip or edge that resembles this.
definition 3: the plate of a lock through which a bolt moves.
derivation: selvaged (adj.)