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rubber band

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noun
  1. a narrow, circular or oblong band of rubber, used for holding things together, as papers or a box and its lid.
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Origin of rubber band

First recorded in 1890–95
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rubber band

noun
  1. a continuous loop of thin rubber, used to hold papers, etc, togetherAlso called: elastic band
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