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First, cut off the list along the selvage edges of the whole piece.
Cord—The general term is applied to any fabric in which the lines run in the same direction as the selvage.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
If the hem is turned down once and cat stitched, it will resemble the selvage more than a twice turned hem.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
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.
Eight o'clock P.M.—A narrower selvage round the vast area of our parterre.
One limb, cased in silk, had fallen over the selvage of her pendent couch, and hung negligently down.
THE RIFLE RANGERSCAPTAIN MAYNE REID
Dinna put us all to shame, and make the folk trow we came from some selvage land,' said Jean, tossing her head.
TWO PENNILESS PRINCESSESCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Sometimes it was stretched out on pegs with loops sewed on the selvage edge.
Lower end, a web that is occasionally coloured or a narrow braided selvage.
ORIENTAL RUGSWALTER A. HAWLEY

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