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platband (plural platbands)
- A border of flowers in a garden, especially along a wall; a strip of turf forming a border.
- (figuratively) Any border.
- (architecture) A flat fascia on an architrave, or forming a border round a window, or a horizontal band along a wall.
- (architecture) A fillet on a column, between the flutings.
- (rare) A flat lintel over a door or window.