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  • A rebate or rabbet. A rebate (also known as rabbet) is a recess or groove cut into the edge of a piece of machineable material, usually wood. When viewed in cross-section, a rebate is two-sided and open to the edge or end of the surface into which it is cut. — “Rabbet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A rabbet plane. The rebate plane (also known as the rabbet plane) is a hand plane designed for cutting rebates in wood. It's a simple tool, used in many Western countries, with hundreds of years of history. It was in use in England at least as early as the 11th century. — “Rebate plane - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Michael Rabbet (or Rabbett) (c. 1562 – 5 February 1630) was an English clergyman and translator of the Authorised King James Version of the Bible. in 1576, and M.A. in 1579. He was a Fellow and tutor at Caius College from 1579 to 1587, and proceed B.D. in 1586 . He was ordained on 8 February. — “Michael Rabbet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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  • I promised Allworthy already to give up half my estate–od rabbet it! I should hardly stick at giving up the whole." "Will my papa be so kind," says she, "as to hear me speak?"–"Why wout ask, Sophy?" cries he, "when dost know I had rather hear thy voice than the musick of the best pack of dogs in England.–Hear thee, my dear little girl! I hope I shall hear thee as long as I live; for if I was ever to lose that pleasure, I would not gee a brass varden to live a moment longer. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding

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