Main meanings of rebatement in English

: rebatement1rebatement2

rebatement1

Pronunciation /rɪˈbeɪtm(ə)nt/

noun

  • 1A reduction in a sum of money to be paid; a rebate.

  • 2Heraldry
    historical A supposed mark of depreciation or dishonour; = "abatement".

    It is generally considered improbable that such marks (other than those indicating illegitimacy) were ever used in practice.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Record (c1512–1558), mathematician. From rebate + -ment, after Anglo-Norman and Middle French rebatement, Middle French rabattement reduction, discount, decrease.

Main meanings of rebatement in English

: rebatement1rebatement2

rebatement2

Pronunciation /rɪˈbeɪtm(ə)nt/

noun

rare
  • A channel, recess, or ledge cut into a piece of stone, a wall, etc.

    Chiefly with reference to the construction of the Temple of Solomon as described in the Old Testament and Hebrew Scriptures (1 Kings 6:6).

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Dallington (b. 1561), author and courtier. From rebate + -ment.