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  • n  the outside boundary or surface of something
  • n  a part of the city far removed from the center
  • n  one of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light
  • n  a social group holding marginal or extreme views
    members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times
  • n  a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead
  • n  an ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels
  • v  adorn with a fringe
    The weaver fringed the scarf
  • v  decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe
    fur fringed the hem of the dress

  • No other fringe theater festival is quite like the five-year-old Berkshire Fringe, in western Massachusetts.
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  • Boulder Fringe Festival offers unique spin on 'Macbeth'
    Imagine walking into a restaurant for a meal and having five chefs prepare a quintet of courses based on a common theme, say, Scottish cuisine. Now imagine that philosophy applied to that most Scottish of plays, Shakespeare's "Macbeth," with five disparate performing entities each asked to execute a single act in their distinctive styles. That's precisely what the Boulder Fringe Festival has ...
    June 14, 2013 - Boulder Daily Camera
  • Fringe benefits case goes before justices
    COLUMBUS — Ohio Supreme Court justices heard arguments Tuesday on whether company-provided fringe benefits like cars and phone services should count in determining a person’s child support payments. The case focuses on Jeffrey S. Morrow, whose salary as president of the Ohio College of Massotherapy dropped from $120,000 to $75,000 as a result of the 2008-09 economic ... Read More
    June 12, 2013 - The Medina County Gazette
  • 'Fringe' shatters attendance record
    The 10th annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival closed June 8 with 'records shattered in almost every category,' said Alexandra Kesman, Know Theatre and festival managing director.
    June 11, 2013 - The Cincinnati Enquirer

  • Mark Sanford in USA Today
    I think in this instance I would humbly suggest that the real fringe are those that are supporting the stimulus,Sanford said. "It is not at all in keeping with the principles that made this coutnry great, not at all in keeping with...
  • Robert Menendez in The Associated Press
    Sharron Angle is focused on appealing to the fringe wing of her political party,said Sen. Bob Menendez, DN.J., head of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
  • V Gene Robinson in AFP
    I think a mistake was made in not including me in those conversations,Robinson told BBC television. "I was the only openly gay voice that might have been at the table. But I will do all I can from the fringe. God is leading us to the full...

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