Definition of Rebuses

1. Noun. (plural of rebus) ¹



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Definition of Rebuses

1. rebus [n] - See also: rebus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rebuses

rebuking
rebukingly
rebulb
rebulbed
rebulbing
rebulbs
rebulite
rebullition
reburial
reburials
reburied
reburies
rebury
reburying
rebus
rebuses (current term)
rebuslike
rebut
rebutia
rebutias
rebuts

Literary usage of Rebuses

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1. Routledge's Every Boy's Annual by Edmund Routledge (1867)
"ANSWERS TO CHARADES, rebuses, &c. On Pages 190, 191, and 192. CRYPTOGRAPH. ... rebuses. 2. Russia—Timber. 1. Charles Dickens—Alfred Tennyson. 3. ..."

2. History of the Insurrection in China: With Notices of the Christianity by Joseph-Marie Callery, Melchior Yvan (1854)
"Prophetic rebuses. THE preceding pages were written when the Hong Kong journals of the 22nd of April reached us. One of the Anglo-Chinese papers states, ..."

3. English Surnames: An Essay on Family Nomenclature, Historical, Etymological by Mark Antony Lower (1849)
"... A CHAPTER OP rebuses. " This for Rebus may suffice, and yet if there were more I think some lippes would like such kind of Lettuce.1'—CAMDEN. j]HE word ..."

4. A Grammar of English Heraldry by William Henry St. John Hope (1913)
"CHAPTER V CRESTS, BADGES, rebuses, AND SUPPORTERS ALMOST as early as the introduction of armorial shields there came into being the objects known as crests. ..."

5. The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Amusements, Exercises, Studies, and Pursuits by Matilda Anne Planche Mackarness (1888)
"... rebuses. I. A fruit I am, though somewhat rare : To birds perchance I prove a snare. Another hint should you require, I am a stone, and tried by fire. ..."

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