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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rab·bi /ˈræˌbaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rab·bi n.; pl. Rabbis or Rabbies.  Master; lord; teacher; -- a Jewish title of respect or honor for a teacher or doctor of the law. “The gravest rabbies.”
    Be not ye called Rabbi, for one is your Master, even Christ, and all ye are brethren.   --Matt. xxiii. 8.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to
           expound and apply Jewish law
      2: a Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    my master, a title of dignity given by the Jews to their doctors
    of the law and their distinguished teachers. It is sometimes
    applied to Christ (Matt. 23:7, 8; Mark 9:5 (R.V.); John 1:38,
    49; 3:2; 6:25, etc.); also to John (3:26).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Rabbi, Rabboni, my master