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rabbin

[rab-in]
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noun Archaic.
  1. rabbi1.

Origin of rabbin

1525–35; < Middle FrenchAramaic rabbīn masters (plural of rab)
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Historical Examples

  • Such is the account of honest David Levi; it is the creed of every rabbin.

    Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Isaac D'Israeli

  • Shagarach's father had been a rabbin or expounder of the sacred books.

    The Incendiary

    W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy

  • This rabbin was an excellent theologian; he reasoned like Dom Calmet.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)

    Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

  • The Rabbin had probably read only the Pentateuch, and mingled with companions of mean occupations, and meaner minds.

  • Cato was accustomed to the grandeur of the mistress of the universe; and the Rabbin to the littleness of a provincial town.