Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inclined to rebellion; rebellious.

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Examples

  • It is too bad of me to be keeping poor Arthur in durance vile while I am going into these particulars; but I want to show what kind of people these Forresters were, and what the rebelly Ulster Magennis strain in their blood let them into.

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

  • It is too bad of me to be keeping poor Arthur in durance vile while I am going into these particulars; but I want to show what kind of people these Forresters were, and what the rebelly Ulster Magennis strain in their blood let them into.

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

  • Here's success to the loyalists and a long rope and short shrift to the rebelly croppies.

    The Northern Iron

  • He is loyal always and most wonderfully lovable, because in the darkest times, when banned as wild, wicked and rebelly, he is loyal still as from the beginning, and will be to the end.

    Principles of Freedom

  • Henceforth there were to be three provinces of loyal English, and one of rebelly Irish.

    The Open Secret of Ireland

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