mourning band


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mourning band

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a piece of black material, esp an armband, worn to indicate that the wearer is in mourning
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Noun1.mourning band - a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning
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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Taking his port rait, f rom top to toe, the picture of him began with a tall hat, broadly encircled by a mourning band of crumpled crape.
The monument features a bronze Columbus Division of Police badge with a black mourning band atop a gray granite pillar.
At one point, Sinclair donned a mourning band and led a silent march in honor of the mine workers.
All were in their Sunday clothes and they made a slow moving line that circled the mountain like a mourning band. That happened six years before, though the war had made people forget the explosion.
The mourning band may be fastened and a wreath may be laid to the fence of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Bishkek during this event.
Additionally, Priebe wears a mourning band on his hat.
When viewed from above, the memorial looks like a badge with a black granite bench representing the black mourning band officers wear in remembrance of a fallen comrade.