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

Word History


probably from selvage entry 1 + -ee

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“Selvagee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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