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Definition of Ribber
1. one that ribs [n -S] - See also: ribs
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ribber
Literary usage of Ribber
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Songs and Ballads: 96 Songs (1882)
"He anchored de ark wid a great big rock, Dar's one more ribber for to cross. ... Dar's one more ribber far to cross.—CHO. 10. De animals went in eight by ..."
2. More Maritime Melodies.: A Collection of Poems and Ballads of the Sea (1894)
"Nary a one dat I knew could I see In dat ribber ob life ... De ribber was wide, dat ribber ob life, De bottom I plainly could see; De stones layin' dar was ..."
3. Ben King's Verse by Benjamin Franklin King, Nixon Waterman, Opie Percival Read (1898)
"Ober de ribber what sights I see ! Somebody stan's dar a-waitin' fo me; ... Ober de ribber my soul takes wing, De songs ob Zion I hyar 'em sing; ..."