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ribbon strip, girt strip, ledger board, rib-and, ribband

A wood strip or board let into the studs to add support for the ends of the joists; also called a girt strip or ledger board.
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The Ranter Laurence Clarkson described how in 1643 Parliamentarians expressed solidarity with their Presbyterian Scots allies by "taking the Bible in their Pockets, and the Covenant in their Hats"; in 1645 Salisbury clubmen were reported as wearing "white Ribbands in their Hats, with Peace and Truth interwoven.
But do not bank on British excellence, not in the blue ribband track and field events anyway where the paucity of talent is a worry with London 2012 on the horizon.
The club landed its first national club championship title in 1991, the blue ribband event of Welsh indoor club bowls.
Ferrari were no match for Michelin-shod Williams and McLaren and Schumacher knows he will have to produce something special to equal Senna's record of six victories in F1's Blue Ribband event.
Children from Ysgol Henllan offered many excellent contributions but the day's blue ribband prize went to Bryn Lloyd Roberts, Trefnant, who collected the National Dahlia Society Silver June medal for the best exhibit of dahlias.
And then there are the ticket prices, particularly in English football's blue ribband competition.
But yesterday he crowned those achievements by winning the Blue Ribband for soloists under 25.
Because internationally the eights is a blue ribband event and a lot of the other nations put their top rowers into it.
Northumbria came from behind to beat Newcastle 33-18 in the blue ribband event at Gateshead Stadium ( a victory which followed wins in rugby league, hockey, basketball and netball.
First came the 100 metres gold, the blue ribband Olympic event.
Eley is taking part in the 500m, 1000m and 1500m but his favourite event is the Blue Ribband of speed skating, the 500m, a four-and-a-half-lap sprint.
Drummond's triumph in the European Tour's blue ribband event at Wentworth has helped him to 18th in the Order of Merit Points list.