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Topic: MATERIAL, TEXTILES

Date: 1400-1500
Origin: Probably from Middle Flemish selvegge, from selv 'self' + egge 'edge'

selvedge

noun
     
sel‧vedge , selvage [countable]
TIM the edge of a piece of cloth, made strong so that the threads will not come apart
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