Origin of reb
Definition for rebs (2 of 2)
Origin of Reb
Examples from the Web for rebs
"The rebs are after us, and we'll lose every steer we have," the foreman said to Tom Grant, who rode beside him.The Blue and The Gray|A. R. White
The Rebs were taking those of our boys that remained, out of the rifle pits.Personal Recollections of the Civil War|James Madison Stone
This plan of attack allowed the Rebs to shift from one point to another, and whip us by detail.
Fortunately, the first man to come out—Peter Keefe—happened to see one of the rebs.The Story of a Strange Career|Anonymous
This looks as if the Rebs are planning some new move which will develop later.
British Dictionary definitions for rebs (1 of 2)
Word Origin for reb
British Dictionary definitions for rebs (2 of 2)
Word Origin for Reb
Word Origin and History for rebs
abbreviation of rebel (n.), 1862, in U.S. Civil War context.