Definition of Ribbers

1. Noun. (plural of ribber) ¹



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Definition of Ribbers

1. ribber [n] - See also: ribber

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ribbers

ribaudry
ribauds
ribaudy
ribauld
ribaulds
ribavirin
ribavirins
ribband
ribbands
ribbed
ribbed toad
ribbed vault
ribbed vaults
ribbeite
ribber
ribbers (current term)
ribbie
ribbier
ribbies
ribbiest
ribbing
ribbings
ribbit
ribbited
ribbiting
ribbits
ribbitted
ribbitting
ribbok
ribboks

Literary usage of Ribbers

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"ribbers (pugilistic), blows in the ribs. Yet, sprightly to the scratch both buffers came, While ribbers rung from each resounding frame. ..."

2. Mysteries and Miseries of America's Great Cities: Embracing New York by James William Buel (1883)
"Woe to de Ian' wid wings, which is beyond de ribbers ob Ethiopia: "'2. Dat sendeth ambassadors by de sea, eben in vessels ob ..."

3. Key to the Progressive Arithmetics, Books II, III, and Complete by William James Milne (1907)
"If J of 48, or 12, ribbers could make 810 doz. of sizes 4 or 4J in 6 da., ... If i of 48, or 24, ribbers could make 1392 doz. of sizes 5 or 5^ in 6 da., ..."

4. The Century (1902)
"I cross de valley, I cross de ribbers, an' I cross de creeks, I come down de slants inter Georgia, an' I laid dat boy on de front porch ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1854)
"At Petersburg de weather cold, Most part ob de year de ribbers froze, De Czar no like de frost and snow, And wind dat nip him ugly face ; And so to war wid ..."

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