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featheredge

[feth -er-ej] /ˈfɛð ərˌɛdʒ/
noun
1.
an edge that thins out like a feather.
2.
the thinner edge of a wedge-shaped board or plank.
3.
a tool for giving a smooth, even finish to plasterwork at corners.
4.
(in silver work) a band of closely spaced oblique lines engraved along an edge of a piece.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; feather + edge
Related forms
featheredged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for feather-edge

featheredge

/ˈfɛðərˌɛdʒ/
noun
1.
a board or plank that tapers to a thin edge at one side
Derived Forms
featheredged, adjective
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