selvagee

noun
sel·​va·​gee | \ ¦selvə̇¦jē \
plural -s

Definition of selvagee

1 : a skein of rope yarns wound round with yarns or marline (as for stoppers or straps)
2 : a number of parallel wires bound together with a fine wire serving

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History and Etymology for selvagee

probably from selvage entry 1 + -ee

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“Selvagee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/selvagee. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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