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or ze·beck  (zē′bĕk′)
Variant of xebec.


(ˈziːbɛk) or


(Nautical Terms) variant spellings of xebec


or ze•bec

(ˈzi bɛk)

a small three-masted vessel of the Mediterranean, formerly much used by corsairs and later employed in commerce.
[1750–60; alter. of earlier chebec < French < Catalan xabec or Sp xabeque (now jabeque), both < Arabic shabbāk]
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1) Ethnochoreologists have been describing this phenomenon for a fairly long time (Crum 1961; Hoerburger 1968; Dunin and Zebec 2001: 133-271; and many others), but no broadly shared terminology or set of concepts has taken hold.
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Elsie Ivancich Dunin and Tvrtko Zebec (Zagreh: Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, 2001), 91-92; and Mihajlo Grgic, "The Sword Dance Festival in Korcula," in Proceedings, Symposium, Moreska: Past and Present, 2001, Korcula, ed.
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More data on hyalophane crystallographic forms were published by Baric (1955, 1961, 1972), Trubelja and Baric (1979) and Zebec (1978, 1988).
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