: having a border with fringe
fringed decorative pillows
The parade opens with two cavalrymen dressed in a fringed tunic …Nicholas V. Sekunda et al.

Examples of fringed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fringed detail continues on the back and runs lengthwise across the middle, adding an unexpected element to the design. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 20 Nov. 2023 In 1923, the house even introduced a collection of dog collars, which were elaborately decorated with leather studs, metal looped rings and fringed trimmings. Lindsay Talbot, New York Times, 8 Nov. 2023 The resulting compositions play off each other chromatically and spatially: A Slinky mimics the curving neck of a stalk of wild garlic, while a fringed purple tulip’s peeling petals evoke the undone wrapper of a grape lollipop. Chloe Malle, Vogue, 8 Nov. 2023 These flattering fringed earrings dangle shards of rock crystal from a subtle hint of the tweed effect that drapes the décolletage in a matching necklace. Sarah Royce-Greensill, Robb Report, 4 Aug. 2023 The high neck and halter style provide a classic silhouette, while the tassels and high split fringed hem bring the Gatsby glam. Mia Meltzer, Rolling Stone, 10 Nov. 2023 The couple dressed the part, with Jeff opting for tour merch under a fringed top accessorized with a hat and Emilie in a pink button-down shirt over a hot pink crop top decorated with a heart. Alexandra Schonfeld, Peoplemag, 8 Nov. 2023 Several cabanas with fringed canopies are also available for travelers seeking more space and privacy. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 31 Oct. 2023 Then, there’s fringed shoes as well as high stilettos. Kristen Bateman, Vogue, 30 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fringed was in the 15th century

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“Fringed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fringed. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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