Definition of Roband

1. n. See Roperand.



Definition of Roband

1. Noun. (nautical) A ropeband. ¹

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Definition of Roband

1. a piece of yarn used to fasten a sail [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roband

roate
roated
roates
roating
roave
roaved
roaves
roaving
rob'd
rob Peter to pay Paul
rob somebody blind
rob the cradle
robalo
robalos
roband (current term)
robands
robata
robatas
robatayaki
robatumumab
robb'd
robbable
robbed
robber
robber-baron
robber baron
robber barons
robber fly
robber frog

Literary usage of Roband

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1. Early Prose Romances by Henry Morley (1889)
"Earl roband had received letters from the King, letting him know that Guy ... Earl roband, overjoyed at this good news, immediately went forth to meet his ..."

2. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1888)
"... ad roband' firmam domini sui, et de suo proprio xx. solidos et j. pallium de ... quod fuit in eadem vi ad roband' firmam ..."

3. Seamanship: Comp. from Various Authorities, and Illustrated with Numerous by Stephen Bleecker Luce (1877)
"A roband Hitch, Fig. 50, Plate 7. For bending the roband of a sail to the jackstay. A Magnus Hitch, Fig. 52, Plate 7. Pass two round turns with the end of a ..."

4. Sailors' Language: A Collection of Sea-terms and Their Definitions by William Clark Russell (1883)
"roband.—A . piece of line or sennit at ths head of a sail to attach it to ... roband hitch.—A hitch for securing the pieces of rope which secure a sail to ..."

5. The noble and renowned history of Guy earl of Warwick by Guy (1829)
"... begging his pardon for his great presumption, and humbly asking his consent to marry her: to whom Earl roband made this kind reply : " My daughter, ..."

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