Rebeccaites

Rebeccaites, a band of Welsh rioters who in 1843, dressed as females, went about at nights and destroyed the toll-gates, which were outrageously numerous; they took their name from Gen. xxiv. 60.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Rebecca the Jewess * Rebellion
Real
Real Presence
Realism
Realm, Estates of the
Real-schule
Reason
Reason
Reason, Goddess of
Réaumur
Rebecca the Jewess
Rebeccaites
Rebellion
Récamir, Madame
Recanati
Recension
Rechabites
Recidivists
Reciprocity
Reclus, Elisée
Recorde, Robert
Recorder

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Rebeccaites in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable