Definition of rabbet in English:

rabbet

Line breaks: rab¦bet
Pronunciation: /ˈrabɪt
 
/

noun & verb

archaic or North American term for rebate2.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French rabbat 'abatement, recess'.

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