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ribband1

[rib-band, rib-uh nd, -uh n] /ˈrɪbˌbænd, ˈrɪb ənd, -ən/
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
1705-1715
1705-15; rib1 + band2

ribband2

[rib-uh nd] /ˈrɪb ənd/
noun, Heraldry.
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for ribband

riband

/ˈrɪbənd/
noun
1.
a ribbon, esp one awarded for some achievement See also blue riband
2.
a flat rail attached to posts in a palisade
Word Origin
C14: variant of ribbon
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Word Origin and History for ribband
n.

1711, in shipbuilding, from rib (n.) + band (n.1).

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