Sides, generally a selvage of two or three cords, but occasionally an overcasting.
Grifone saw the shape of her in it, saw her hand at the selvage.
In these the bolt simply projects at right angles to the selvage into the strike, and resists pressure sidewise of the lock.
Corded silks are woven with a cord running from selvage to selvage.
And "selvage," escaping the first and last objections, may be thought to incur the middle one.
It takes art to weave a selvage about them or fit them into a frame.
Well-made lace has the meshes a little elongated in the direction of the selvage.
All along the selvage of Epping Forest there was excitement.
It is by this double twist, and by the return of the weft threads, that the selvage is made.
Each, with a sample of its selvage, is registered at the home looms.
mid-15c., "edge of web or cloth so finished as to prevent raveling," apparently literally "its own edge," a corruption of self + edge (n.); on analogy of Middle Flemish selvegge (cf. also Low German sulfegge; Dutch zelfkant, from kant "border;" Middle High German selbende, German Selbend, literally "self-end").