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NounEdit

ribbe (plural ribbes)

  1. Obsolete form of rib.
    • 1658, Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial (Penguin 2005, p. 15)
      But from the exility of bones, thinnesse of skulls, smallnesse of teeth, ribbes, and thigh-bones; not improbable that many thereof were persons of minor age, or women.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *ribba, from Proto-Germanic *ribjō.

NounEdit

ribbe f

  1. rib

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Further readingEdit

  • ribbe”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • ribbe”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929