from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A rebate (discount or partial refund).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as 3d rebate, v.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of rebating, or the state of being rebated; a blunting; abatement: drawback.
  • n. In heraldry:
  • n. A cutting off, or shortening, as of one arm of a cross, or the like.
  • n. Same as abatement, in the sense of degradation of or dishonorable addition to a coat-armor.
  • n. A narrowing.


Compare Old French rabatement, from rabatre to diminish. (Wiktionary)



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