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riband

[ rib-uhnd ]
/ ˈrɪb ənd /
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noun

a decorative ribbon.

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Origin of riband

1350–1400; Middle English: ribbon
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British Dictionary definitions for riband

riband

ribband

/ (ˈrɪbənd) /

noun

a ribbon, esp one awarded for some achievementSee also blue riband
a flat rail attached to posts in a palisade

Word Origin for riband

C14: variant of ribbon
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