Rabbis
Rabbi Rab"bi (r[a^]r"b[imac] or r[a^]r"b[i^]; 277), n.; pl. {Rabbis} (r[a^]r"b[imac]z or r[a^]r"b[i^]z) or {Rabbies}. [L., fr. Gr. "rabbi`, Heb. rab[=i] my master, from rab master, lord, teacher, akin to Ar. rabb.] Master; lord; teacher; -- a Jewish title of respect or honor for a teacher or doctor of the law. ``The gravest rabbies.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Be not ye called Rabbi, for one is your Master, even Christ, and all ye are brethren. --Matt. xxiii. 8. [1913 Webster]


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