fringe

Part of speech: verb

To border with a fringe.

Part of speech: noun

A border, as of pendent cords; an edging.

Part of speech: adjective

Fringy.

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Usage examples "fringe":

  1. I thought I heard a fierce oath in a deep voice near by, but Trunnell and the captain were both staring up at the fringe flying from the maintopsail yard, and had evidently said nothing. - "Mr. Trunnell", T. Jenkins Hains.
  2. They could not, however, leave the creek without their knowing it, and they had a fringe of willows, into which they stumbled now and then, as guide. - "Prescott of Saskatchewan", Harold Bindloss.
  3. He could read nothing of the man's mind through the downcast eyelids, with their long black fringe of close- set lashes. - "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.