feather-edge definition

  • noun:
    • The slim, new growth round the edge of a shell, of an oyster.
    • Any slim, as on a board or a razor.
    • An edge since thin as a feather; the thinner edge, as of a board or plank; the superficial edge of the furrow of a millstone, etc.
    • a thin tapering edge
  • others:
    • To cut-away to a thin or beveled advantage; produce a feather-edge upon, as on leather-based or any other material.

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