Definitions for "Deckle edge"
The rough, untrimmed edge of paper left by the deckle; also, a rough edge in imitation of this.
An edge produced in hand-papermaking, originally thought to be an imperfection the deckle edge can be a useful effect in certain projects.
Natural, fuzzy edges of handmade papers which may be simulated with machine-made papers. Handmade papers usually have four deckle edges, while machine- made and mold-made papers have two.