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  1. Bands

    Bands are a form of formal neckwear, worn by some clergy and lawyers, and with some forms of academic dress. They take the form of two oblong pieces of cloth, usually though not invariably white, which are tied to the neck. Bands is usually plural because they require two similar parts and did not come as one piece of cloth. Those worn by clergy are often called preaching bands, tabs or Geneva bands; those worn by lawyers are called barrister's bands or, more usually in Canada, tabs. Ruffs were popular in the sixteenth century, and remained so till the late 1640s, alongside the more fashionable standing and falling bands. Ruffs, like bands, were sewn to a fairly deep neck-band. They could be either standing or falling ruffs. Standing ruffs were common with legal, and official dress till comparatively late. Falling ruffs were popular c.1615-40s.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bands

    of clergymen and barristers. See Band (2).

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Bands' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4411

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bands in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bands in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Derrec Becker:

    This wall, or bands, of weather moving through the state is creating very hazardous conditions on the roadways, it's a very narrow system, but it's very fast, and it's very strong, too.

  2. Clive Standen:

    I carry my resistance bands everywhere so I can do small installments of workouts in between takes.

  3. Roger Ross:

    Everyone's equal, i'm sure that Bruce Springsteen jams occasionally with local bands but not as often as barbershoppers sing together informally. It's a unique part of our style and our organization.

  4. Palmetto Ridge:

    I've never seen them so happy. The mood at Palmetto Ridge is in contrast to some other bands and performers who are refusing to attend for political reasons. Not one Washington, D.C., high school marching band will be in Trump’s Inauguration Day parade, the first time that has happened in six inaugurations. There are also online petitions gathering signatures to urge some marching bands to drop out, like the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s and the Talladega College Band in Alabama. I don't look at it as a political issue.

  5. Diana Kerwin:

    We had one patient with a gun with rubber bands that he would shoot and he was fine with that, he was used to shooting varmints. You try to help them maintain the lifestyle they always had.

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