Why should RINOs hang their heads in shame and be relegated to the fringes of their party?
Innovation tends to come from the high-end and the fringes, not from the low end and the center of the market.
Short Cut pointed, but the girl was already fingering the fringes of his bulletproof vest.
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+)