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1A band placed around the belly, especially one used to harness a horse to the shafts of a cart.
- ‘Bellybands, tape and bindings are not advisable or helpful even if there is some pouching out of the navel.’
- ‘When the childs umbilical cord drops off onto the bellyband, the mother has to watch this so when the cord falls off it can be saved, dried and put away in a safe place.’
- ‘There is no medical reason to use tape or a bellyband, but one must decide if you can withstand the family pressure.’
2A band wrapped around an item of merchandise, especially a book or magazine.
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