Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a fringe.

Etymologies

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fringe +‎ -like

Examples

  • Strings of long white and silver beads dangled fringelike from both sides of his maxilla.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • A marvellous island to our left now presented itself; this had a high, rocky base, from which seemingly sprang a miniature forest, the tall towering evergreens lending a fringelike appearance near the skyline.

    Travels in the Far East

  • They seemed particularly partial to a low pale-green-foliaged tree with fringelike leaves, something like fennel or asparagus.

    Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,

  • The tentacles of moon jellies are short and fringelike, and their sting is much less toxic than many other types of jellyfish.

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