One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Material used to make a fringe.‘even the simplest tablecloth is elegant if edged with fringing’
- ‘Becky and Lorelei both saw spots, while Ethel set off an otherwise unassuming grey fan skirt with pink fringing and haphazard pink patches.’
- ‘The pair's work, reviving the ancient art of decoration using fringing, trimming and braiding is reflected in their home.’
- ‘We can also make this bag optionally with gold or silver metallic fringing or with really wonderful antique gold fringing that we recently saved from a pair of old church hangings.’
- ‘The fringing of the furniture also harks back to the 1670s by being straight, rather than bunched in the serpentine line characteristic of the following decade.’
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