Geneva bands

Ge·ne·va bands

noun plural \jə-ˈnē-və-\

Definition of GENEVA BANDS

:  two strips of white cloth suspended from the front of a clerical collar and sometimes worn by Protestant clergymen —called also Geneva tabs

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Geneva, Switzerland; from their use by the Calvinist clergy of Geneva
First Known Use: 1636


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