from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In horticulture, the use of foliage-plants set in ribbons or stripes of contrasting shades as a border; also, a border thus formed.
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About the time when ribbon-bordering "came in," he changed his residence, and, in the garden where he had cultivated countless kinds of perennials, his son reigned in his stead.
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