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beribboned

[bih-rib-uh nd] /bɪˈrɪb ənd/
adjective
1.
adorned with ribbons.
Origin of beribboned
1825-1835
1825-35; beribbon (be- + ribbon) + -ed2
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  • They are elaborately clipped and powdered and beribboned by special "coiffeurs."

    Behind the Beyond

    Stephen Leacock
  • The baby reposing in its beribboned crib is china and excelsior.

  • She had taken the bewaxed and beribboned package from her little handbag.

    Wide Courses

    James Brendan Connolly
  • Anderson looked at the lacy, beribboned thing which his mother wore over her black silk skirt, and said it was very pretty.

    The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • As he was folding one of his coats there dropped from its inside pocket a mesh of beribboned lace.

    What Will People Say? Rupert Hughes
  • But at the departing Lieutenants place rose an amazing pile of tissue-paper wrapped, beribboned bundles that smacked of Christmas.

  • Our visitors bits of frocks were embroidered, beribboned, bevelveted in a manner simply incomprehensible.

    The Joys of Being a Woman Winifred Kirkland
  • It was too early for the throng of beribboned nurses and howling infants who usually haunt its benches.

    Different Girls

    Various
  • The beribboned Yill waved a hand negligently, spilled a handful of coins across the table and sat down.

    The Yillian Way John Keith Laumer
  • Fancy, studded, bebelled, and beribboned collars look about as well on a terrier as diamonds on a bellboy.

    The Airedale

    Williams Haynes

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