Johnny Reb
noun Etymology: from the name Johnny + reb rebel Date: 1865 a Confederate soldier

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  • Johnny Reb — [reb] n. [ JOHNNY + REB(EL)] personification of a Confederate soldier …   English World dictionary

  • Johnny Reb — noun Johnny was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; greyback derived from their grey Confederate uniforms (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Rebel, ↑Reb, ↑Johnny, ↑greyback • Usage Domain:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Johnny Reb — /reb/, Informal. 1. U.S. Hist. a Confederate soldier. 2. a native or inhabitant of the southern U.S., esp. of one of the former Confederate states; southerner. [1860 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Johnny Reb — John′ny Reb′ [[t]rɛb[/t]] n. amh. a Confederate soldier; Rebel • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Johnny Reb — n. nickname given by the Federal soldiers to a confederate soldier in the U.S. Civil War …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Johnny Reb and Billy Yank — was a Sunday comic strip drawn by Frank Giacoia from November 18 1956 to May 24 1959. It was one of the last full page Sunday strips. The last full page appeared in late 1957. On May 18 1958 the title changed to Johnny Reb . Some Sundays were… …   Wikipedia

  • Johnny Reb & Billy Yank (novel) — Johnny Reb Billy Yank is an epic novel first published in 1905 by Alexander Hunter, a soldier who served in Confederate General Robert E. Lee Army from 1861 to 1865. The novel is noted for encapsulating most of the major events of the American… …   Wikipedia

  • Johnny Reb(s) — Johnny Rebel(s) Confederate soldier( s) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Johnny Reb(s) — Johnny Rebel(s) Confederate soldier( s) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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