deckel

deckel

[dek-uhl]
noun Papermaking.
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deckle or deckel (ˈdɛkəl)
 
n
1.  a frame used to contain pulp on the mould in the making of handmade paper
2.  Also called: deckle strap a strap on each edge of the moving web of paper on a paper-making machine that fixes the width of the paper
3.  See deckle edge
 
[C19: from German Deckel lid, from decken to cover]
 
deckel or deckel
 
n
 
[C19: from German Deckel lid, from decken to cover]

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