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cum·mer·bund / ˈkəmərˌbənd/ • n. a sash worn around the waist, esp. as part of a man's evening clothes. ORIGIN: early 17th cent.: from Urdu and Persian kamar-band, from kamar ‘waist, loins’ and -bandi ‘band.’ The sash was formerly worn in the Indian subcontinent by domestic workers and low-status office workers.

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cummerbund XVII. — Hind. — Pers. kamarband ‘waist-band’.

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cummerbundbund, fund, Lund, rotund •moribund • cummerbund •Rosamund • orotund

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