Origin of fringe
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How to use fringe in a sentence
Attention is turning toward Parler and other fringe platforms in the aftermath of the events on Capitol Hill at a time when social networks are under increasing scrutiny for the role they play in encouraging off-platform violence.Parler, the “free speech” social network, explained|Rebecca Heilweil|January 7, 2021|Vox
I look for people who may have felt as though they are on the fringes of this dominant food culture.Indian Americans: The New Voices Bringing Diversity to Food Writing|Shaan Merchant|January 7, 2021|Ozy
So Peñarrubia and Petersen spent most of lockdown figuring out how to neutralize the motions of the Earth and the sun, and how to average out the motion of halo stars so that the halo’s outer fringe could serve as a stationary backdrop.
These bullish forces have pushed the Cassandras to the fringes of the market in 2020.Little Big Shorts: How tiny ‘activist’ firms became sheriffs in the stock market’s Wild West|Bernhard Warner|December 3, 2020|Fortune
In cooled warehouses on the fringes of Frankfurt airport, Deutsche Lufthansa AG is preparing its depleted fleet for the gargantuan task of airlifting millions of doses of the vaccines meant to end the global pandemic.Airlines are facing ‘mission of the century’ in shipping COVID vaccines|McKenna Moore|December 1, 2020|Fortune
Allen's white shirts grew fringy at the edges with fatigue-duty, and his large hands were furry at the fingers with much soap.Not Pretty, But Precious|John Hay, et al.
My jacket collar is all fringy round the edges, and the top button is split.Glory and the Other Girl|Annie Hamilton Donnell
Once in a while they peeped between the soft fringy leaves of these to see what he was doing.Among the Night People|Clara Dillingham Pierson
No fringy-panted scarecrow upon a horse too good for him—stolen probably at that.Winner Take All|Larry Evans
Here the trees grew to immense heights before they put forth their crown of fringy foliage.The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine|Katherine Stokes
British Dictionary definitions for fringe
- an outer edge; periphery
- (as modifier)fringe dwellers; a fringe area