Re"bec(r"bk), n. [F., fr. It. ribeca, ribeba, fr. Ar. rabb a musical instrument of a round form.] 1. (Mus.) An instrument formerly used which somewhat resembled the violin, having three strings, and being played with a bow.
He turn'd his rebec to a mournful note.Drayton.
2. A contemptuous term applied to an old woman.
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