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[dek-uh l-ejd]
  1. having a deckle edge: deckle-edged paper for stationery.
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Origin of deckle-edged

First recorded in 1885–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for deckle-edged

Historical Examples

  • Printed on deckle-edged paper, with gilt top, and bound in cloth.

    The Baron's Sons

    Mr Jkai

  • It is handsomely printed in large Caslon type on Dickinson's deckle-edged paper.

  • Mr. Lawson's proclamations and market communications are invariably printed on the finest grade of deckle-edged paper.

    Frenzied Finance

    Thomas W. Lawson

  • The immediate result of this interchange of deckle-edged insults was to daze the public.

    Frenzied Finance

    Thomas W. Lawson

  • And Archibald pulled the parchment-bound, deckle-edged booklet from his outer breast pocket.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill