Origin of selvage
OTHER WORDS FROM selvageselvaged, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH selvagesalvage, selvage
Words nearby selvage
How to use selvage in a sentence
First, cut off the list along the selvage edges of the whole piece.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Cord—The general term is applied to any fabric in which the lines run in the same direction as the selvage.
If the hem is turned down once and cat stitched, it will resemble the selvage more than a twice turned hem.
A screw D, binds the jaws together, and hinders the selvage from going inwards.
Well-made lace has the meshes a little elongated in the direction of the selvage.