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featheredge

[ feth-er-ej ]
/ ˈfɛð ərˌɛdʒ /
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noun

an edge that thins out like a feather.
the thinner edge of a wedge-shaped board or plank.
a tool for giving a smooth, even finish to plasterwork at corners.
(in silver work) a band of closely spaced oblique lines engraved along an edge of a piece.

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Origin of featheredge

First recorded in 1610–20; feather + edge

OTHER WORDS FROM featheredge

feath·er·edged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for featheredge

featheredge
/ (ˈfɛðərˌɛdʒ) /

noun

a board or plank that tapers to a thin edge at one side

Derived forms of featheredge

featheredged, adjective
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