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roband

[rob-uh nd] /ˈrɒb ənd/
noun, Nautical
1.
a short piece of spun yarn or other material, used to secure a sail to a yard, gaff, or the like.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; < Dutch raband, equivalent to ra sailyard + band band2
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roband

/ˈrɒbənd; ˈrəʊbənd/
noun
1.
(nautical) a piece of marline used for fastening a sail to a spar
Word Origin
C18: probably related to Middle Dutch rabant, from ra sailyard + bant band
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