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shirtband

[ shurt-band ]
/ ˈʃɜrtˌbænd /
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noun

a band of material sewn into a shirt for stiffening, finishing, or the like, as a neckband to which the collar is sewn or buttoned.

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Origin of shirtband

First recorded in 1525–35; shirt + band2
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