Definition of Rabato

1. Noun. A wired or starched collar of intricate lace; worn in 17th century.

Exact synonyms: Rebato
Generic synonyms: Collar, Neckband



Definition of Rabato

1. n. A kind of ruff for the neck; a turned-down collar; a rebato.

Definition of Rabato

1. a wide, lace-edged collar [n -TOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rabato

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rab gene
rabab
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rabatine
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rabato (current term)
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Literary usage of Rabato

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1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"rabato, ยป. A band, or ruff (from Fr. rabat.) See Rebato, the more usual form of the word among our old writers. RABBATE, (1) t>. To abate, or diminish. ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"But it was surely common and popular at that time, as the mode of introducing it in the Alchemist also implies. rabato, i. A band, or ruff; from rabat, ..."

3. The Works of John Marston by John Marston (1856)
"Da rivolto, turning downe as a falling band, or a womans rabato," Florio's Worlde of Wordes, 1598, p. 96. "A rabato for a woman's band, GK rabat, ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"But it was surely common and popular at that time, as the mode of introducing it in the Alchemist also implies. Troth, I think your other rabato were better ..."

5. The Works of John Marston by John Marston (1856)
""A rabato for a woman's band, Or. ralat, ... Give me my rabato of cut-worke edged; is not the wyer after the same sort as the other," ..."

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