Paper making: The ragged or feathered edge of a handmade sheet of paper.

You can make your own deckle edges by folding paper back and forth a few times, moistening the fold each time, then tearing it along the line. It can give any machine-made paper that handmade look.

Dec"kle edge`.

The rough, untrimmed edge of paper left by the deckle; also, a rough edge in imitation of this.


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