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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

John′ny Reb′rɛb(n.)

  1. a Confederate soldier; Rebel.

    Category: American History

Origin of Johnny Reb:

1860–65

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, Johnny, greyback(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

Wiktionary

  1. Johnny Reb(ProperNoun)

    A Confederate soldier in the American Civil War.

  2. Johnny Reb(ProperNoun)

    The Confederacy in general

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