bandstring

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

band +‎ string

Noun[edit]

bandstring (plural bandstrings)

  1. (obsolete or historical) Strings used to fasten the collar and bands of 17th-century clothing; often decorated with tassels
    • 1687, Aphra Behn, “The Lucky Chance”, in The Works of Aphra Behn Volume III[1]:
      A pise of those Bandstrings--the more haste the less speed.

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