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Robin has a sash for his middle (3)


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'a sash for his middle' is the definition.
Although both the answer and definition are singular nouns, I don't see how one could define the other.

'robin has' is the wordplay.
'has' indicates the answer is hidden within the clue.
'OBI' is hidden within 'robin'.

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(Other definitions for obi that I've seen before include "Broad Japanese sash" , "Long cloth" , "Spells" , "Martial arts sash" , "sash from Tokyo" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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