ribband

ribband

1 [rib-band, rib-uhnd, -uhn]
noun
1.
Also, ribbon. Shipbuilding. a strip of wood or metal running fore-and-aft along frames to keep them in the proper position until the shell planking or plating is in place.
2.
Carpentry. ribbon ( def 8 ).

Origin:
1705–15; rib1 + band2

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ribband

2 [rib-uhnd]
noun Heraldry.
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riband or ribband (ˈrɪbənd)
 
n
1.  See also blue riband a ribbon, esp one awarded for some achievement
2.  a flat rail attached to posts in a palisade
 
[C14: variant of ribbon]
 
ribband or ribband
 
n
 
[C14: variant of ribbon]

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