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rebato

noun re·ba·to \ri-ˈbä-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of REBATO

:  a wide lace-edged collar of the early 17th century often stiffened to stand high at the back

Origin of REBATO

modification of Middle French rabat, literally, act of folding over — more at rabbet
First Known Use: 1591

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