roband

noun
ro·​band | \ ˈrō-ˌband How to pronounce roband (audio) , -bənd\

Definition of roband

: a piece of spun yarn or marline used to fasten the head of a sail to a spar

First Known Use of roband

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roband

Middle English robend, robond, probably from Old Norse rāband, from sail yard + band band

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