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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

In shipbuilding the long flexible lengths of fir fixed temporarily to the outsides of the ribs of a wooden vessel and to the stem and sternpost to hold the timbers together in frame, until...

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ribband

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

In shipbuilding the long flexible lengths of fir fixed temporarily to the outsides of the ribs of a wooden vessel and to the stem and sternpost to hold the timbers together in frame, until...

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ribband

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 67 words.

in shipbuilding the long flexible lengths of fir fixed temporarily to the outsides of the ribs of a wooden vessel

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ribband <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 5 words.

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Upon a Ribband

Thomas Carew.

Edited by Rhodes Dunlap.

in The Poems of Thomas Carew with his Masque Coelum Britannicum

Primary Text.

THis silken wreath, which circles in mine arme,

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riband / ~s <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 10 words.

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sp riband1 / ribbands1, ribonds-[pendant]1

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Verses On The Revival Of The Order Of The Bath

Jonathan Swift.

Edited by Harold Williams.

in The Poems of Jonathan Swift, Vol. 2 (Second Edition)

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Quoth King Robin, our Ribbands I see are too few

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Marama, or, The Mere and the Maori Maid (1920)

Roger Robinson.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 180 words.

(1920)

by Syd Ribbands, with music by Archie Don, is a musical comedy, described by its

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St Johnstone's tippet <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 130 words.

the noose.

1638 H. Adamson Muse's Threnodie (1774) 119: Hence of St. Johnston's ribband came the word [OED].

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Marama, or, The Mere and the Maori Maid

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1920)

by Syd Ribbands, with music by Archie Don, is a musical comedy, described by its author as ‘a New Zealand opera, the first of its kind’ (but see also ...

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harpings

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

1 The forward parts of the wales at the bows of a wooden ship where they are fixed into the stem. They are normally thicker than the after part of the wales in order to provide...

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