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     1. n. plural of fringe
     1. n. A decorative border.
           the fringe of a picture
     2. n. A marginal or peripheral part.
     3. n. Those members of a political party, or any social group, holding unorthodox views.
     4. n. The periphery of a town or city.
           He lives in the fringe of London.
     5. n. That part of the hair that hangs down above the eyes; bangs.
           Her fringe is so long it covers her eyes.
     6. n. (physics) A light or dark band formed by the diffraction of light.
           interference fringe
     7. n. Non-mainstream theatre.
           The Fringe; Edinburgh Fringe; Adelaide Fringe
     8. n. (botany) The peristome or fringe-like appendage of the capsules of most mosses.
     9. n. (golf) The area around the green
     10. adj. Outside the mainstream.
     11. v. To decorate with fringe.
     12. v. To serve as a fringe.

Example Sentences

The fringes are red, growing to cooler colours in the centre. 
She is a young woman who sits and plaits and plaits the fringes on her wrapped skirt as she speaks to me. 

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