noun. ['ˈsɛlvɪdʒ'] the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray.
Words that Rhyme with Selvage
Example sentences of the word selvage
1. Noun, singular or mass
Use your measuring tape and measure from the selvage edge to one side of the grain line arrow.
2. Verb, base form
The grain of a cut fabric yardage runs from cut end to cut end, not selvage to selvage.
3. Verb, past participle
Cut off any edges that are frayed or have selvage marks.
noun. ['ˈsɛlvɪdʒ'] border consisting of an ornamental fringe at either end of an oriental carpet.