Synonyms for fringed

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I saw her sable skirts all fringed with light From the celestial walls!

Our way, after passing "Clapham Junction," was fringed with the graves of the fallen.

But suddenly, at a point where it fringed a meadow, it seemed to fall away.

He had discovered that it was circular in shape, quite small, and fringed with vegetation.

The east side of the gulf is fringed with islands, some solitary, others in groups.

The river widened suddenly into a great pool, fringed with trees.

Pectinato-fimbriate: having pectinations that are fringed with hair.

Tentaculate: a margin when fringed with soft tactile processes.

Attila, the short, fringed pelisse of the Hungarian national costume.

He watched the sunlight glitter on the white houses which fringed the bay.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from Old French frenge "thread, strand, fringe, hem" (early 14c.), from Vulgar Latin *frimbia, metathesis of Latin fimbriae (plural) "fibers, threads, fringe," of uncertain origin. Figurative sense of "outer edge, margin," is first recorded 1894. Related: Fringes. Fringe benefits is recorded from 1952.

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adjectivelimited, confined
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