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Rebecʹcaites (4 syl.)

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Certain Welsh rioters in 1843, whose object was to demolish turnpike gates. The name was taken from Rebekah, the bride of Isaac. When she left her father’s house, Laban and his family “blessed her,” and said, “Let thy seed possess the gate of those that hate them” (Gen. xxiv. 60).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Reade or Read (Simon)
Reader
Ready (The)
Ready-to-Halt
Real Jam
Real Presence
Rear-mouse or Rere-mouse
Reason
Rebecca
Rebeccaites
Rebellion (The)
Rebus (Latin, with things)
Reception (To get a)
Rechabites
Receipt
Recipe
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Reckon (I)
Reckoning without your Host
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