rebato

noun
re·​ba·​to | \ ri-ˈbä-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce rebato (audio) \

Definition of rebato

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

First Known Use of rebato

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rebato

modification of Middle French rabat, literally, act of folding over — more at rabbet

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“Rebato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rebato. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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