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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jibdʒɪb(n.)

or jibb

  1. any of various triangular sails set forward of a forestaysail or fore-topmast staysail.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  2. the inner one of two such sails, set inward from a flying jib.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Idioms for jib:

  1. cut of one's jib,one's general appearance.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of jib:

1655–65; orig. uncert.

jibdʒɪb(v.i.; v.t.; n.)jibbed, jib•bing

  1. Category: Nautical, Navy

    Ref: jibe1. 1

jibdʒɪb(v.i.)jibbed, jib•bing.

  1. to balk (usu. fol by at).

    Category: British

Origin of jib:

1805–15; perh. identical with jib2

jib′ber(n.)

jibdʒɪb(n.)

  1. the projecting arm of a crane.

    Category: Civil Engineering

  2. the boom of a derrick.

    Category: Civil Engineering

Origin of jib:

1755–65; appar. short for gibbet

Wiktionary

  1. jibber(Noun)

    A horse that jibs, i.e. refuses, stops short.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jibber(noun)

    a horse that jibs

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