What does the word ribbon mean?

Usage examples for ribbon

  1. In the grand stand sat three people wearing a blue and gold ribbon- the Desha colors. – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
  2. I am so sorry; but when I got to the shop I couldn't remember whether it was a quarter of a yard of ribbon or three- quarters that you wanted for the doll's hat." – Melchior's Dream and Other Tales by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  3. Before he had half finished it he stooped down and took up a little bow of ribbon that lay on the ground and put it quietly in his bosom. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault