ribband

noun
rib·band | \ˈri(b)-ˌband, ˈri-bən(d)\

Definition of ribband 

: a long narrow strip or bar used in shipbuilding especially : one bent and bolted longitudinally to the frames to hold them in position during construction

First Known Use of ribband

1711, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ribband

rib entry 1 + band entry 1

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