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reb

[reb] /rɛb/
noun, Informal.
1.
a Confederate soldier.
Origin
shortened form of rebel

Reb

[reb] /rɛb/
noun, Yiddish.
1.
Mister (used as a title of respect).
Origin
literally, rabbi
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British Dictionary definitions for rebs

reb

/rɛb/
noun
1.
(sometimes capital) (US, informal) a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War (1861–65) Also called Johnny Reb
Word Origin
short for rebel

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
Word Origin
Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbī rabbi, master
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Word Origin and History for rebs
reb
abbreviation of rebel (n.), 1862, in Amer. Civil War context.
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