rebated

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rebate +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹiːbeɪtɪd/, /ɹɪˈbeɪtɪd/

Adjective[edit]

rebated (comparative more rebated, superlative most rebated)

  1. Blunted, dulled (of a blade, weapon etc.). [from 16th c.]
    • 2011, Thomas Penn, Winter King, Penguin 2012, p. 288:
      Even with blunted lances and filed-down or ‘rebated’ blades, grave injury and death were all too frequent, and tended to ‘disturb the cheerfulness of such events’, as a contemporary Spanish herald understatedly put it.

Verb[edit]

rebated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of rebate

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