Reb

Definitions

  • Si Takes a Crack at A Reb 147
    Si Takes a Crack at A Reb 147
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Reb `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Reb An abbreviation of Rebel, applied especially by the Unionists to the Confederates in the Civil War in the United States: often personified as Johnnie Reb.
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Usage

In literature:

The Rebs weren't as good as we were, but they were trickier, and they could fight.
"A Question of Courage" by Jesse Franklin Bone
When Rebs tack 'em, small boats gone back.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
We are bound northward through Maryland, the vets tell us, on a chase after the rebs.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
One of the rebs gave it to me.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
We're going down for business, and you won't see me again until we've licked the 'rebs.
"The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine
One of the rebs wore boots with high heels, so you can't miss 'em.
"The Campaign of the Jungle" by Edward Stratemeyer
SI AND SHORTY STOP ON THE WAY LONG ENOUGH TO BAG SIX REBS.
"Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)" by John McElroy
When the company of rebs fired, every negro dropped at once, as one man.
"In and Out of Rebel Prisons" by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
The dust was so thick it was almost impossible to tell a Reb from a Yank.
"Some Personal Reminiscences of Service in the Cavalry of the Army of the Potomac" by Hampton Sidney Thomas
We have no means of fighting and must take whatever the 'rebs' choose to give us.
"A Daughter of the Union" by Lucy Foster Madison
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In poetry:

Very soon the Yankee teachers
Came down and set up school;
But, oh! how the Rebs did hate it, —
It was agin' their rule.
"Learning To Read" by Frances Ellen Watkins
Well, the Northern folks kept sending
The Yankee teachers down;
And they stood right up and helped us,
Though Rebs did sneer and frown.
"Learning To Read" by Frances Ellen Watkins

In news:

Burrage 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl.
Cooley 19 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk.
White 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk.
Eaton 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast.
Atkins 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl.
Davies 19 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk.
Crowder 25 Pts, 16 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl.
Davies 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 6 Stl, 2 Blk.
Harris 19 Pts, 16 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl.
Bell, Jr 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk.
Hartsock 24 Pts, 14 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk.
No 18 Rebs hoping Wahl's arm comes alive at Georgia.
Green 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl.
Rebels' Retrospective – Gauging the REBS.
Obasi 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl.
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In science:

Rs in different configurations for the randomized scheduling communication scheme, Rs = [RM -max(REA ,REB )]+ .
Randomization for Security in Half-Duplex Two-Way Gaussian Channels
For r in the inertial range which lies between the large length scale L and ηd , the Kolmogorov scale where dissipation becomes significant, and at high fluid and concentrationgradient Reynolds numbers, Re and Reb , respectively, p (r) ∼ rζ a we expect power-law scaling S a p .
Universality of scaling and multiscaling in turbulent symmetric binary fluids
The simulated spectra and light curves for W7 show good resemblance to the observations, which demonstrates what can be done using PHOENIX with the REB method.
Radiation Energy-Balance Method for Calculating the Time Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae During the Post-Explosion Phase
However, this is not a problem for the radiation energy balance (REB) method because the contribution of these regions to the global energy balance is insignificant.
Radiation Energy-Balance Method for Calculating the Time Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae During the Post-Explosion Phase
REB method, but here supports focusing on the big energy pool, which is the radiation field.
Radiation Energy-Balance Method for Calculating the Time Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae During the Post-Explosion Phase
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