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noun as in narrow strip of material

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He was always knocking the ribbon out, and I was putting it always in.

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Display tarps, marking ribbon, or your blaze-orange hunting vest.

The Office Superstore opened its first store in Brighton, Massachusetts in 1986, less than a year after the idea came to founder, Tom Stemberg, who struggled to get a replacement ribbon for his typewriter over the July 4th weekend.

“In here would be total destruction,” Soreng said, pointing to woods between the ribbons and the bridge.

Bringing fabric into a tree, with ribbon, really can help provide contrast.

He was one of living symbols of “White Ribbon Revolution” of 2012, always in black, slim, shaved, almost a monk.

At various times, we had spoken about honors--Hitchcock had been awarded the Légion d'Honneur and wore a ribbon in his lapel.

But it was a real gong and it came with a nice ribbon and a letter from the Queen.

But the WTC ribbon is from the attack on 9/11, which saw Baugh race to the scene after the first plane struck.

As a cook, after college, I drank Pabst Blue Ribbon along with the rest of the team.

The badge of the order was a ribbon, striped black, white and yellow, and the device something like an icicle.

Henrietta had been dressed in a clean slip and the smartest hair ribbon she owned.

For young ladies, at home, ribbon or velvet are the most suitable materials for a head-dress.

She is coming, my children—mes enfants, as Tommy will say when he gets his job as ribbon starcher to the French ambassador.

The veil had slipped and might easily have been mistaken for a ribbon confining the queue at the base of the head.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ribbon, such as: bow, decoration, streamer, strip, stripe, and tape.

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