When the fringe starts to blur with the base, odd things happen.
So far, that television deal produced has just one series: the moderately successful fringe on Fox.
This mattered especially when the position was about Israel and fringe to American Jews, about which more in a moment.
We're talking-to ourselves—or rather, to a fringe constituency within ourselves.
The belief that liberals are closet socialists, which is to say, closet totalitarians, is not a fringe view on the right.
She twisted the fringe of the counterpane in her slender, white fingers, and she did not look at him.
Behind this fringe of marshy land you see the finest country in the world.
Curtains and portires were of velour, heavily edged with fringe.
Six feet below was a fringe of bushes that shut off further view.
In the flare of it Andy watched his kind old face with its fringe of grayish hair and its deep-graven lines of whimsical humor.
early 14c., from Old French frenge "thread, strand, fringe, hem" (early 14c.), from Vulgar Latin *frimbia, metathesis of Latin fimbriae (plural) "fibers, threads, fringe," of uncertain origin. Figurative sense of "outer edge, margin," is first recorded 1894. Related: Fringes. Fringe benefits is recorded from 1952.
late 15c., from fringe (n.). Related: Fringed; fringing.
A benefit, like insurance coverage, added to one's pay; fringe benefit (1960+)
C. Katz, GE, 1961. Subcomponent of GE-255 GECOM system. Sorting and merging of data, reports and file maintenance.