Rebs



[reb] /rɛb/

noun, Informal.
1.
a Confederate soldier.
[reb] /rɛb/
noun, Yiddish.
1.
Mister (used as a title of respect).
/rɛb/
noun
1.
(sometimes capital) (US, informal) a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War (1861–65) Also called Johnny Reb
/rɛb/
noun
1.
(Judaism) an honorific title, corresponding to Mr, for those who do not have rabbinic qualifications: usually followed by the person’s forename: Reb Dovid
n.

abbreviation of rebel (n.), 1862, in U.S. Civil War context.
rebel

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