Lady's garters
Lady's garters La"dy's gar"ters . (Bot.) Ribbon grass. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lady's garters — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lady's laces — noun perennial grass of marshy meadows and ditches having broad leaves; Europe and North America • Syn: ↑reed canary grass, ↑gardener s garters, ↑ribbon grass, ↑Phalaris arundinacea • Hypernyms: ↑grass • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • gardener's garters — noun perennial grass of marshy meadows and ditches having broad leaves; Europe and North America • Syn: ↑reed canary grass, ↑lady s laces, ↑ribbon grass, ↑Phalaris arundinacea • Hypernyms: ↑grass • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paul's walk — in Elizabethan and early Stuart London was the middle aisle of Old St. Paul s Cathedral, where people walked up and down in search of the latest news. At the time, St. Paul s was the centre of the London grapevine. News mongers , as they were… …   Wikipedia

  • band fish — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cepola rubescens — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eutainia saurita — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Histriophoca fasciata — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regelecus Banksii — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • riband — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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