Definition of fringing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfrɪn(d)ʒɪŋ/


[mass noun]
Material used to make a fringe: even the simplest tablecloth is elegant if edged with fringing
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  • 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.
  • 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.
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