[ adjective ] surrounded as with a border or fringe; sometimes used in combination
"a large suburban community...fringed by an industrial area" "a grass-fringed stream"
Used in print(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)
The unstructured schools were in a large suburban community , predominantly middle - to upper-middle_class , but fringed by an industrial area .
[ adjective ] having a decorative edging of hanging cords or strips
Used in print(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
At 7 : 25 two hotel doormen came thumping down the steps , carrying a saw-horse to be set_up as a barricade in_front_of the haberdashery_store window next to the entranceway , and as I watched them in their gaudy red coats that nearly scraped the ground , their golden , fringed epaulets and spic , red visored caps , I suddenly saw just over their shoulders Jessica gracefully making her way through the crowd .