Definition of Rebater
1. one that rebates [n -S] - See also: rebates
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Literary usage of Rebater
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1. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"rebater, huma dor, to allay, to alleviate, to assuage * pain. .... rebater о \ni- migo, to push or beat back the enemy, to repulse the enemy. ..."
2. Training for a Life Insurance Agent by Warren Murdock Horner (1917)
"So, whatever the rebater's moral obliquity, or his disregard of law or the ... The rebater is not a person to be feared in competition any more than a ..."
3. Industrial Life Insurance: Its History, Statistics and Plans; Also Hints to by Spectator Company (New York, N.Y.) (1905)
"So the rebater finds continually that lapses are cutting his renewal interest down to a minimum ... Your rebater is generally a poor man in consequence. ..."
4. Proceedings of the National Convention of Insurance Commissioners (1916)
"Mr. Hardison: I would like to ask Mr. Harper how he ascertains that Jones is not a rebater? Mr. Harper: Sometimes we are not able to determine that ..."
5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the National Association of Life by LIfe Underwriters Association of Canada (1899)
"First, Rebating:—I have stated that a rebater is not a life underwriter, and therefore you ... The rebater is not a producer in any sense. He is a parasite, ..."
6. Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England by William Carew Hazlitt (1866)
"... 1592, uses the term rebater figuratively, where, speaking of " drudges, ... service," he says:—" Their lordes authoritie is a rebater to bear vp the ..."
7. Semi-centennial History of the New York Life Insurance Company, 1845-1895 by James Monroe Hudnut (1895)
"It was rather an unfortunate reference, seeing the original rebater "had wasted his lord's goods," and was put out of his stewardship. ..."