noun sib·ret \ˈsibrə̇t\
variants: or



Definition of sibret



dialectal, England

  1. :  banns 1 —often used in plural

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Origin and Etymology of sibret

Middle English sibred, sibrede, from sibred, sibrede kinship, consanguinity, from Old English sibrǣden, from sibb, adjective, sib + rǣden condition; probably from the mention of the banns of certain forms of kinship as impediments to marriage — more at sib, kindred

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