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REB

abbr. Basketball
rebound

Reb 1

also reb  (rĕb)
n. Informal
A Confederate soldier.

[Short for Rebel.]

Reb 2

 (rĕb)
n. Judaism
Used as a title of respect for a man. Used with the given name.

[Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbî, my master; see rabbi.]

reb

(rɛb)
n
1. (Military) (sometimes capital) informal US a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War (1861–65). Also called: Johnny Reb
2. (Historical Terms) (sometimes capital) informal US a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War (1861–65). Also called: Johnny Reb
[short for rebel]

Reb

(rɛb)
n
(Judaism) Judaism an honorific title, corresponding to Mr, for those who do not have rabbinic qualifications: usually followed by the person's forename: Reb Dovid.
[Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbī rabbi, master]

Reb

or reb

(rɛb)

n.
rebel (def. 3).

Reb

(rɛb)

n. Yiddish.
Mister (used with the given name as a title of respect).
[short for rebi my master]

Reb

Contraction of Rebel, that is, a Confederate supporter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Reb - `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil WarReb - `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Confederate soldier - a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
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Jest here, or hereabouts," Disko replied, "earnin' my bread on the deep waters, and dodgin' Reb privateers.
Schmelzer, adding that trace amounts of glycosides Reb M and Reb D in the stevia leaf" offer heightened sweetness and a taste closer to real sugar.
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In this non-kosher house, Reb Israel partook only of bread and tea, which he brewed in his own teapot on the small gas-stove.
A few years ago, when I was asked to prepare an academic biography of Reb Shlomo, I found that besides brief historical synopses, the main material available was hagiographic.
Some evidence exists that Steviol-bioside and Reb B are not genuine constituents of S.
Included in the formulation study were colas formulated with H FCS, Aspartame, and various steviol glycoside blends including Reb A and Reb D, with and without taste modulators.
However, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Reb A "GRAS" status (generally recognized as safe) in 2008, after the FDA was petitioned by stevia manufacturers.
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