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a fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary

a transitional interval beyond which some new action or different state of affairs is likely to begin or occur

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a region marking a boundary

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the edge of a steep place

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the limit beyond which something happens or changes

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Perry soon had a roaring fire blazing by the brink of the little stream.
If she were not true to it, might the object she now had in life, which bound her to something devoid of evil, in its passing away from her, leave her more forlorn and more despairing, if that were possible, than she had been upon the river's brink that night; and then might all help, human and Divine, renounce her evermore!
Taking a firm hold of the roots of the seaweed with my left hand, I laid myself down over the brink, and felt with my right hand under the overhanging edges of the rock.
Mr Meagles, Doyce, and Clennam, without speaking, walked up and down on the brink of the river, in the light of the rising moon, for a few minutes; and then Doyce lingered behind, and went into the house.
When he had walked on the river's brink in the peaceful moonlight for some half an hour, he put his hand in his breast and tenderly took out the handful of roses.
It had been intentionally left as much as possible out of sight and was tied to one of the stakes of a fence that came, just there, down to the brink and that had been an assistance to disembarking.
On his right hand was a quaint little village, mostly composed of wooden houses, straggling down to the brink of one of the tidal streams.
L a societe Brinks, specialiste du transport de fonds et d'objets de valeurs, lance une nouvelle application permettant de securiser le cash du commerce de detail.
As of Tuesday, Julie Brinks is the new VP/GM of the company's WOOD-TV, WOTV-TV and WXSP-TV in Grand Rapids.
Meanwhile, Angel Brinks is busy planning a huge celebration for the five-year anniversary of her clothing line.
The Brinks founded Merrill Brink as PH Brink International in 1987, and sold the business to Merrill Corp.
GARDAI believe that the raiders behind the EUR2.5million Brinks Allied heist were acting on inside information.
She and the child's father, fellow revolutionary David Gilbert, had agreed to drive the getaway van for a group of heavily armed bank robbers who planned to rob a Brinks truck.
A VICIOUS armed gang who specialise in raids on Brinks security vans have been linked to a FIFTH hold-up in Scotland, it was revealed yesterday.
Her former boyfriend Brink is similarly charged and Ranjit is urging Leanne to save herself and tell the court that the drugs were Brinks.