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banded

[′ban·dəd]
(petrology)
Pertaining to the appearance of rocks that have thin and nearly parallel bands of different textures, colors, and minerals.
References in classic literature ?
The facts, however, will prove to be linked and banded together by one grand scheme, devised and conducted by a master spirit; one set of characters, also, continues throughout, appearing occasionally, though sometimes at long intervals, and the whole enterprise winds up by a regular catastrophe; so that the work, without any labored attempt at artificial construction, actually possesses much of that unity so much sought after in works of fiction, and considered so important to the interest of every history.
Its roof was of black slate, with bright unweathered ridge-tiling; its walls were of blood-coloured brick, cornered and banded with vermiculated stucco work, and there was cobalt, magenta, and purest apple-green window-glass on either side of the front door.
The man stooped over the case, banded barrels, stock, and fore-end to Strickland, who fitted them together.