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bib / bib/ • n. a piece of cloth or plastic fastened around a person's neck to keep their clothes clean while eating. ∎  the part above the waist of the front of an apron or pair of overalls. ∎  a loose-fitting, sleeveless garment worn for identification, esp. by competitors and officials at sporting events. ∎  a patch of color on the throat of a bird or other animal: a black bird with a white bib. PHRASES: one's best bib and tucker inf. one's finest clothes. bib2 • v. (bibbed , bib·bing ) [tr.] archaic drink (something alcoholic).

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bib sb. cloth to protect the front of a child's dress XVI. perh. f. (arch.) bib vb. drink, tipple (XIV), which is poss. — L. bibere but may be independently imit.

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

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