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Definitions of Rebel:

  • noun:   `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `grayback' derived from their gray Confederate uniforms
  • noun:   someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
  • noun:   a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
  • verb:   take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • verb:   break with established customs
  • adjective:   used by northerners of Confederate soldiers
    Example: "The rebel yell"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #39485)


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