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  • It's cummerbund. Not cumberbun, and preferable to cumberbund. CUMMERBUND.

    Anglo-Indian. A sash or girdle worn round the waist; a waist-belt.

    Forms: 7 combar-, commer-, 8 cumber-, 8-9 cummerband, 9 cummer-, kummerbund.

    It's interesting that this is an Anglo-Indian word. I wonder how many others there are. And if someone starts a list, please let me know!

    February 3, 2007