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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A member of the Ribbon Society. See Ribbon Society, under ribbon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of an Irish Ribbon lodge; an adherent of Ribbonism.


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  • [Footnote 3: Celidh, pronounced cayley, a visit.] [Footnote 4: A ribbonman -- a member of a secret agrarian society.]

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