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ribbon

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a long narrow piece of material
  • tied a silk ribbon in her hair

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ribbon

verb

Synonyms of ribbon (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it
  • over the years the historic flag had become badly ribboned by the wind

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The first known use of ribbon was in the 14th century

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“Ribbon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ribbon. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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