Pronunciation: (fe&thslash;'ur-ej"), [key]
1. an edge that thins out like a feather.
2. the thinner edge of a wedge-shaped board or plank.
3. a tool for giving a smooth, even finish to plasterwork at corners.
4. (in silver work) a band of closely spaced oblique lines engraved along an edge of a piece.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.