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n. pl. re·ba·tos
A stiff flaring collar wired to stand up at the back of the head, worn by men and women in the 1500s and early 1600s.

[Obsolete French rebateau, alteration of French rabat, from Old French, from rabattre, to turn down again, reduce; see rebate1.]


n, pl -tos
(Clothing & Fashion) a variant spelling of rabato


or re•ba•to

(rəˈbɑ toʊ, -ˈbeɪ-)

n., pl. -tos.
a wide, stiff collar of the 17th century, often worn open at the front and standing up at the back.
[1585–95; < Middle French rabateau]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rebato - a wired or starched collar of intricate lace; worn in 17th century
collar, neckband - a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
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alegremente toma las fieras armas y furiosa, con gran rebato y priesa repentina corre en tropel confuso a la marina.