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jib1 / jib/ • n. 1. Sailing a triangular staysail set forward of the forwardmost mast. 2. the projecting arm of a crane. jib2 • v. (jibbed , jib·bing ) [intr.] (of an animal, esp. a horse) stop and refuse to go on: he jibbed at the final fence. ∎  (of a person) be unwilling to do or accept something: he jibs at paying large bills. DERIVATIVES: jib·ber n.

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jib1 (naut.) triangular stay-sail XVII (gibb). of unkn. orig.
Also jib vb. (naut.) pull a sail round XVII; synon. with Da. gibbe, Du. gijpen, G. geipen, but the initial cons. is against any immed. connection; cf. GYBE.

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jib

jib3 (of a horse, etc.) stop and refuse to go on. XIX (gib, jibb). of unkn. orig.; remarkably like OF. giber kick, regiber (mod. regimber), whence ME. (once) regibben, but no historical connection may be supposed.

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jib2 projecting arm of a crane. XVIII. of unkn. orig.

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jib

jib. See gib.

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jibbib, crib, dib, fib, glib, jib, lib, nib, rib, sib, snib, squib •memsahib • Carib • sparerib •Sennacherib

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JIB

JIB joint intelligence bureau

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