noun(also deckle strap)
1.1A frame on the mold used to shape the pulp when making paper by hand.
- The deckle holds the pulp in place until the water drains.
- First, you need to get a frame, or mould and deckle.
- Once broken down it is washed, cooled, and then made into paper using a mold and a frame called a deckle, to determine size.
Mid 18th century: from German Deckel, diminutive of Decke 'covering'.
Words that rhyme with decklefreckle, heckle, Jekyll, shekel, speckle
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