Rib"ibe (?), n. [See Rebec.]

1.

A sort of stringed instrument; a rebec.

[Obs.]

Nares.

2.

An old woman; -- in contempt.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

3.

A bawd; a prostitute.

[Obs.]

B. Jonson.

 

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