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deckel

[dek-uh l] /ˈdɛk əl/
noun, Papermaking.
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deckle

/ˈdɛkəl/
noun
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
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Word Origin
C19: from German Deckel lid, from decken to cover
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