a Confederate soldier.
Other definitions for Reb (2 of 2)
Mister (used as a title of respect).
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How to use reb in a sentence
My late grandfather, reb Zalman Serebryanski, would repeat the time-worn adage “a Chassid is a soldat (soldier).”
How does Perry go North with the shopworn baggage of Johnny reb superiority and an unapologetic evangelical paternalism?
"Johnny reb" would think; and not infrequently, he would talk.Four Years in Rebel Capitals | T. C. DeLeon
reb Shimme, should I drive him in with the white or the black horse?Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch | Ulrich Frank
Remember, reb' Lebe was only a girls' teacher, and nobody would pay much for teaching girls.
British Dictionary definitions for reb (1 of 2)
(sometimes capital) US informal a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War (1861–65): Also called: Johnny Reb
British Dictionary definitions for Reb (2 of 2)
Judaism an honorific title, corresponding to Mr, for those who do not have rabbinic qualifications: usually followed by the person's forename: Reb Dovid
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