Entertainment / Literature / Border: In medieval manuscripts, a border is, as Kathleen Scott puts it, 'A type of book decoration placed around one to four sides of the justification [writing space] in order to distinguish and decorate main divisions of the text, usually more elaborate on the first page and/or Table of Contents page, also used around miniature frames' (Scott 370).

Other Words for Border

Border Verb Synonyms: edge, trim, bind, fringe, purfle
Border Noun Synonyms: edge, margin, hem, binding, trimming, trim, edging, periphery, purfle, purfling

Brush Border

Science / Biology / Brush Border: The collection of microvilli forming a border on the intestinal side of the epithelial cells of the small intestine. MORE

Cross-Border Risk

Business / Finance / Cross-Border Risk: The exchange rate between two currencies expressed as the ratio of two foreign exchange rates that are both expressed in terms of a third currency. Foreign exchange rate between two currencies other t MORE


Business / Taxes / Xenocurrency: Xenocurrency is currency that trades outside of its own borders. MORE