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meanings of selvage


  1. The excess area of any printed or perforated sheet, such as the border on a sheet of postage stamps or the wide margins of an engraving.
  2. The edge of a woven fabric, where the weft (side-to-side) threads run around the warp (top to bottom) threads, creating a finished edge.
  3. A distinct border of a mass of igneous rock. It is usually fine-grained or glassy due to rapid cooling.
  4. Clay-like material found along and around a geological fault.
  5. The edge plate of a lock, through which the bolt passes.
  6. That part of a lode adjacent to the walls on either side.
  7. Any edge of fabric finished so as to prevent raveling.


  1. A surname​.

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