Definition of ribbon :
1. A bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide.
2. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges, and other decorative purposes.
3. A narrow strip or shred; as, a steel or magnesium ribbon; sails torn to ribbons.
4. A silver.
5. Driving reins.
6. Same as Rib- band.
7. To adorn with, or as with, ribbons; to mark with stripes resembling ribbons.
trophy (part of speech: noun)
- " And you can bring out your old ribbon- box for the bowing- up, Rosamond. - "We Girls: A Home Story", Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney.
- The bride, in return for this, presents to him a ribbon as his reward. - "Old Church Lore", William Andrews.
- We'd give her cream instead of milk, you know, and I'd tie a blue ribbon round her neck, and one round her tail like the queen's sheep in mother's story." - "Milly and Olly", Mrs. Humphry Ward.