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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. One that jibs, or balks; a jibber.
2. A stationary condition; a standstill.
3. Alt. of Jibb
Part of Speech: verb
1. 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.
2. The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended.
3. To move restively backward or sidewise, - said of a horse; to balk.
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