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bib

bib
(n.) A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes.
(n.) An arctic fish (Gadus luscus), allied to the cod; -- called also pout and whiting pout.
(n.) A bibcock.
(v. i.) To drink; to sip; to tipple.
(v. t.) Alt. of Bibbe

dib

dib
(n.) One of the small bones in the knee joints of sheep uniting the bones above and below the joints.
(n.) A child's game, played with dib bones.
(v. i.) To dip.

fib

fib
(n.) A falsehood; a lie; -- used euphemistically.
(v. i.) To speak falsely.
(v. t.) To tell a fib to.

gib

gib
(n.) A male cat; a tomcat.
(n.) A piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; -- usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw.
(v. i.) To act like a cat.
(v. i.) To balk. See Jib, v. i.
(v. t.) To secure or fasten with a gib, or gibs; to provide with a gib, or gibs.

jib

jib
(v. i.) A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc.
(v. i.) The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended.
(v. i.) To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk.

lib

lib
(v. t.) To castrate.

nib

nib
(n.) A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong.
(n.) The bill or beak of a bird; the neb.
(n.) The points of a pen; also, the pointed part of a pen; a short pen adapted for insertion in a holder.
(n.) One of the handles which project from a scythe snath; also, [Prov. Eng.], the shaft of a wagon.
(v. t.) To furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to nib a pen.

rib

rib
(n.) One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral column and supporting the lateral walls of the thorax.
(n.) That which resembles a rib in form or use.
(n.) One of the timbers, or bars of iron or steel, that branch outward and upward from the keel, to support the skin or planking, and give shape and strength to the vessel.
(n.) A ridge, fin, or wing, as on a plate, cylinder, beam, etc., to strengthen or stiffen it.
(n.) One of the rods on which the cover of an umbrella is extended.
(n.) A prominent line or ridge, as in cloth.
(n.) A longitudinal strip of metal uniting the barrels of a double-barreled gun.
(n.) The chief nerve, or one of the chief nerves, of a leaf.
(n.) Any longitudinal ridge in a plant.
(n.) In Gothic vaulting, one of the primary members of the vault. These are strong arches, meeting and crossing one another, dividing the whole space into triangles, which are then filled by vaulted construction of lighter material. Hence, an imitation of one of these in wood, plaster, or the like.
(n.) A projecting mold, or group of moldings, forming with others a pattern, as on a ceiling, ornamental door, or the like.
(n.) Solid coal on the side of a gallery; solid ore in a vein.
(n.) An elongated pillar of ore or coal left as a support.
(n.) A wife; -- in allusion to Eve, as made out of Adam's rib.
(v. t.) To furnish with ribs; to form with rising lines and channels; as, to rib cloth.
(v. t.) To inclose, as with ribs, and protect; to shut in.

sib

sib
(a.) Related by blood; akin.
(n.) A blood relation.