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Definition of "deckle-edged" [dec•kle-edged]

  • Rough edged like uncut paper (adjective)

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Use "deckle-edged" in a sentence
  • "But I don't like the maroon bands at top and bottom - for some reason that makes me expect it to be either a collection of short stories or a big floppy unwieldy trade paperback with deckle-edged pages (these connotations may be specific to me)."
  • "Participants in the National Book Critics Circle panel on the future of book reviews chatted about e-galleys, the elegance of deckle-edged pages and the perils e-blast publicity in a Book Expo America session that registered fewer sparks than the one in 2009."
  • "Ms. LEE ROSENBAUM (Writer, Wall Street Journal, CultureGrrl): You have a little, deckle-edged Ansel Adams of a stream that - you know, with the deckle edge that we used to have on our Polaroids back when we did our snapshots."