ribband

1
[rib-band, rib-uh nd, -uh n]
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 of ribband

1
First recorded in 1705–15; rib1 + band2

ribband

2
[rib-uh nd]
noun Heraldry.
  1. riband.
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Word Origin and History for ribband
n.

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

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