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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An edge as thin as a feather; the thinner edge, as of a board or plank; the shallow edge of the furrow of a millstone, etc.
  • To cut away to a thin or beveled edge; produce a feather-edge upon, as on leather or other material.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The thin, new growth around the edge of a shell, of an oyster.
  • noun Any thin, as on a board or a razor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a thin tapering edge

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