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1. building trades a moulding used at the edges of a window casing
2. (Agriculture) an iron or leather strap which passes over a horse's back and attaches to the shafts of a cart
3. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) (in kayaking) a band fitted to the kayak to provide back support
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|Noun||1.||backband - a broad band that passes over the back of a horse and supports the shafts of a vehicle|
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
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