sibret

noun
sib·​ret
variants: or sibrit \ ˈsibrə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of sibret

dialectal, England
: banns sense 1 often used in plural

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History and Etymology for 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

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“Sibret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sibret. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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