selvagee

noun sel·va·gee \¦selvə̇¦jē\

Definition of selvagee

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a skein of rope yarns wound round with yarns or marline (as for stoppers or straps)

  2. 2 :  a number of parallel wires bound together with a fine wire serving

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Origin and Etymology of selvagee

probably from 1selvage + -ee


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