Definition of Robands

1. Noun. (plural of roband) ¹



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Definition of Robands

1. roband [n] - See also: roband

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Robands

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

Literary usage of Robands

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1. Old Sea Wings, Ways, and Words, in the Days of Oak and Hemp by Robert Charles Leslie (1890)
"... of lake-craft, " robands," etc.: their low bow—The Arab dhow—St. Paul's ship—Slavers, etc.—A Baltimore clipper—The ten-gun brigs—Distinction between the ..."

2. Seamanship: Comp. from Various Authorities, and Illustrated with Numerous by Stephen Bleecker Luce (1877)
"Every man takes his stop aloft, and when he has seen his robands clear, he then passes his stop twice round the sail, keeping his yard-gaskets fast until ..."

3. The Shipwreck,: A Poem, by William Falconer, James Stanier Clarke (1811)
"robands, or Hope bands, are small pieces of Rope, of a sufficient length to pass two or three times about the Yards, in order to fix to them the upper edges ..."

4. Text-book of Seamanship: The Equipping and Handling of Vessels Under Sail Or by Stephen Bleecker Luce, United States Naval Academy (1898)
"Secure the balance of the robands. Let go on deck and cast off the yardarm-jiggers, stand by to carry in their upper blocks, hook the topsail reef- tackles ..."

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