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rabbet

Line breaks: rab¦bet
Pronunciation: /ˈrabɪt
 
/

Definition of rabbet in English:

noun& verb

Archaic or North American term for rebate2.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with rabbet

Babbitt, cohabit, habit, rabbit

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