Origin of riband
Examples from the Web for riband
He wore a scarlet uniform, with the riband and badge of the Garter.
A snood, or bandeau of riband or worsted tape, was the only head-dress for maidens.Discipline|Mary Brunton
She was wrapped in a plaid shawl, over which fell a snowy muslin collar, secured by a small knot of riband.The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 4 of 6|Eugne Sue
And he undid her own riband from his arm, and put it around the neck of the supplicant.
The girl had been walking towards me, swinging by its riband a garden hat, for the air was hot.Humphrey Bold|Herbert Strang
British Dictionary definitions for riband
Word Origin for riband
Word Origin and History for riband
archaic for "ribbon," late 14c., from ribbon, with excrescent -d.