FRINGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of fringe
Definition:
n. margin; periphery; decorative border of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band
n. members of a political party, or any social group, holding unorthodox views
Example:
A flag with a fringe is an ensign, a military flag.
It's a familiar charge from the conservative fringe, that Obama is somehow different and doesn't view America as an exceptional paragon but is obsessed with apologizing for its failings.
Sentence in Classic:
He kept on the fringe of his line, out of sight of his prefect, out of the reach of the rude feet, feigning to run now and then.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Having finished his scrutiny, he proceeded slowly down the path, or rather down the fringe of grass which flanked the path, keeping his eyes riveted upon the ground.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
We had driven several miles, and were beginning to get to the fringe of the belt of suburban villas, when he shook himself, shrugged his shoulders, and lit up his pipe with the air of a man who has satisfied himself that he is acting for the best.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In rapid succession we passed through the fringe of fashionable London, hotel London, theatrical London, literary London, commercial London, and, finally, maritime London, till we came to a riverside city of a hundred thousand souls, where the tenement houses swelter and reek with the outcasts of Europe.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But this whitish house with the grey roof, and the wing thrown out at right angles, lying unfortunately low on the meadow with a fringe of trees on the bank above it so that smoke curled up to the nests of the rooks, was a desirable house to live in.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
Her heavy earbobs with their long gold fringe hung down from loops of tidily netted hair, swinging close to her brown eyes, eyes that had the still gleam of a forest pool in winter when brown leaves shine up through quiet water.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Your mother is quite anxious about it, but cannot very well spare time to sit down herself, because of her fringe.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
He shrivelled up, Antonia said, until he looked like a little old yellow monkey, for his beard and his fringe of hair never changed colour.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
At this instant the tapestry was raised and a noble and handsome head, but frightfully pale, appeared under the fringe.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
In its cold light I saw beyond the trees a broken fringe of rocks, and the long, low curve of the melancholy moor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
But his hold loosened, and his dark person was seen cutting the air with its head downward, for a fleeting instant, until it glided past the fringe of shrubbery which clung to the mountain, in its rapid flight to destruction.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context