Definitions for "Rebec"
Keywords:  bow, pear, violin, medieval, string
An instrument formerly used which somewhat resembled the violin, having three strings, and being played with a bow.
( Re- beck’ ) An ancient bowed usually 3-stringed musical instrument with a pear-shaped body and slender neck.
a little bowed instrument like a miniature fiddle, in an elongated pear shape
Keywords:  contemptuous, old, applied, woman, term
A contemptuous term applied to an old woman.