GRE Word List

FRINGE

an ornamental border consisting of short straight or twisted threads or strips hanging from cut or raveled edges or from a separate band

The meaning of the word fringe is an ornamental border consisting of short straight or twisted threads or strips hanging from cut or raveled edges or from a separate band.

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