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This circumstance offended the "Ribband" men, who in open day lodged a bullet in his heart, in a populous neighbourhood.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
"The ribband worn in the hat" was styled "a favour" previous to the Scotch Covenanters' nick-naming it a cockade.
He ought to get no more by it, than a poor silk-weaver does by the ribband which he works, to make a gallant fine.Dryden's Works Vol. 3 (of 18)|John Dryden
Even the colour of a shoe, the knot of a ribband, or your attitude in plucking a rose, were of moment to be recorded.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
Since my last, I have heard nothing more concerning the ribband; but I take it for granted it will be disposed of soon.The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son|The Earl of Chesterfield