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selvedge in Material & textiles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishselvedgesel‧vedge, selvage /ˈselvɪdʒ/ noun [countable]  TIMthe edge of a piece of cloth, made strong so that the threads will not come apart
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selvedgeRemove tacking and cut off the selvedge.Cast on for 1x1 or 2x1 rib at T1/1, so the selvedge is not too tight. 2.