Definitions starting with F

ID #3815

fringe

n. crêpe paper in broad strips with many parallel cuts perpendicular to the edge to form a fringe, as used in making JUNKANOO costumes: It cost a lot of money for the crepe paper for the fringe (Nassau). cf. SHINGLING (Black)

—v. to cut crepe paper thus: The Valley Boys fringe all the paper for their costumes theyself (Nassau). (Black)

Tags: Junkanoo, noun, verb

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Last update: 2010-12-06 01:16
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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