Definition of Selvaging
1. selvage [v] - See also: selvage
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selvaging
Literary usage of Selvaging
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Treasury Decisions Under Tariff and Internal Revenue Laws, Etc by Dept. of the Treasury, United States Dept. of the Treasury, United States (1899)
"The length of the cotton selvaging may not exceed twice the declared length of the exported net, plus 5 per cent for take up, and the weight* which may be ..."
2. First Impressions of England and Its People by Hugh Miller (1860)
"... selvaging the opening,; whereas the wood-work of tie interior is almost always slight and fragile, formed of spongy deal or moth-hollowed fir rafters. ..."
3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1847)
"... and ponderous soles and lintels selvaging the openings, whereas the wood-work of the interior is almost always slight and fragile, formed of spongy deal ..."
4. Seamanship: Comp. from Various Authorities, and Illustrated with Numerous by Stephen Bleecker Luce (1877)
"... by withdrawing and reeving, for two or three rows more in each mat. Leave off with the ends all out on the same side, and finish off with selvaging. ..."
5. Hand Book of the United States Tariff: Containing the Tariff Act of 1913 by Vandegrift, F.B., & Co, William Watson Rich, United States (1913)
"Fish nets, manufactured by the Barbour Flax Spinning Company, of New York, NY, made wholly from imported flax yarn and the selvaging from imported cotton. ..."
6. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1848)
"For the purpose of selvaging, the friction-roller, ¡i, is placed within the shuttle, the thread being drawn under the roller, and out of the shuttle through ..."