Definition of Selvedges

1. Noun. (plural of selvedge) ¹

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Definition of Selvedges

1. selvedge [n] - See also: selvedge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selvedges

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Literary usage of Selvedges

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1. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register for by Horace Greeley (1910)
"yard, if black (except selvedges), one dollar and eighty cents per pound; if other than black, two dollars and fifty cents per pound; if weighing more than ..."

2. The Comic History of the United States: From a Period Prior to the Discovery by John D. Sherwood (1870)
"Water-proof Goods for River and Harbor Dredging and for Lighting Coasts. — Of long selvedges, or Railroad Strips, and their wonderful Elasticity. ..."

3. Transactions of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association (1899)
"Make-up of the gray goods. Minor matters, of importance to the finisher. Strength testing—details of ther Rockford method. (Appendix.) selvedges. ..."

4. Tariff Handbook by Committee on Ways and Means, United States, United States Dept. of the Treasury, Congress (1913)
"black (except selvedges), two dollars per pound; if other than black, two dollars and seventy-five cents per pound; if weighing more than one and one-third ..."

5. Customs Tariff Act of August 5, 1909, Revised to March 1, 1910, with by Downing (R.F) & Co (1910)
"... if black (except selvedges), two dollars per pound; if other than black, two dollars and seventy-five cents per pound; if weighing more than one and one ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Formerly the work was entirely done by manual labour, and consisted in holding the fabric by the selvedges, and pulling it forward and backward while it was ..."

7. Transactions of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association (1903)
"In the first place the selvedges, by which the cloth is held in the clips of the frame, must be thoroughly sound and in good condition. ..."

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