Definitions of Rab

  1. A rod or stick used by masons in mixing hair with mortar.

Usage examples for Rab

  1. 34. Rab Jehuda, not Rab, is there associated with Samuel. – The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin of Tudela
  2. And you, Rab, get ye up to the top of Jill's Knowe, and keep a good look- out. – The Caged Lion by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. Little Rab holler: 'Who dat? – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  4. Thence it is five parasangs to Hillah, where there are 10, 000 Israelites and four Synagogues: that of R. Meir, who lies buried before it; the Synagogue of Mar Keshisha, who is buried in front of it; also the Synagogue of Rab Zeiri, the son of Chama, and the Synagogue of R. Mari; the Jews pray there every day. – The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin of Tudela
  5. Behind her was James with Rab. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  6. Rab, Jochanan, Elasar, Rabba bar Mare, occasionally refer to Sirach in the way in which the c'tubim were quoted: the writer of Daniel used Baruch; and the translator of Jeremiah put it into Greek. – The Canon of the Bible by Samuel Davidson
  7. She had many sweet and mournful memories connected with poor Rab. – Stories of Many Lands by Grace Greenwood
  8. Old Rab Johnstone's daughter; and that's no great credit to the lass. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  9. It was like giving it to Rab, I thought; but yet I noticed once or twice that the boy looked serious when I showed him anything to give to Maggie, though I often asked him if he'd give it to her himself. – Seven Frozen Sailors by George Manville Fenn
  10. Unacquainted in Edinburgh, Clemens only remembered that Dr. John Brown, author of " Rab and His Friends," lived there. – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  11. In like manner, in John Muir's story of his dog Stickeen,- a story to go with " Rab and his Friends,"- our credulity is not once challenged. – Ways of Nature by John Burroughs
  12. And so I was roused to try " Our Rab and His Friends," which was kindly mailed by Miss Phelps to Mr. Ford, the editor, with a wish that he accept the little story, which he did, sending a welcome check and asking for more contributions. – Memories and Anecdotes by Kate Sanborn
  13. Mother said I spent too much for my rab- yit. – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  14. They behoove to say that's its na the game that draws the young laird sae often to Ben Lone; but just Rab Cameron's handsome lass, Rose, and she is a handsome quean as I said before; but nae 'are to mak' the young master lose his head for a' that! – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  15. You may; and Rab, if he will behave himself. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  16. Fit end for Rab, quick and complete. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  17. I was afraid about him, and yet not afraid; so I sat down beside Rab, and being wearied, fell asleep. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  18. Here is the Synagogue of Rab and Samuel, and their house of study, and in front of it are their graves. – The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin of Tudela
  19. Clemens was unacquainted in Edinburgh, but remembered that Dr. John Brown, who had written Rab and His Friend, lived there. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009