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periphery
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
the outside boundary or surface of something;

or more rarely:  outside the area of main activity
  • The cats, for example: the two thin gray toms who appeared with every twilight and prowled the Square, stopping to examine the cars parked around its periphery-behavior puzzling to him until Mrs. Meier explained that the cats were hunting for dead birds caught in the vehicles' engine grilles.
    4 — The Corner (14% in)

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