ribband

1
[ rib-band, rib-uh nd, -uh n ]
/ ˈrɪbˌbænd, ˈrɪb ənd, -ən /

noun

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.
Carpentry. ribbon(def 8).

Origin of ribband

1
First recorded in 1705–15; rib1 + band2

Definition for ribband (2 of 2)

ribband

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[ rib-uh nd ]
/ ˈrɪb ənd /

noun Heraldry.

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