- Nautical. any of several brackets or timbers bolted to the hounds of a mast to give additional support to the trestletrees.
- Plumbing. bibcock.
Origin of bibb
First recorded in 1770–80; respelling of bib
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Examples from the Web for bibb
The love of a fine girl turns Bibb's life from failure to success.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
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Bibb suggested that there should be at least 20,000 acres secured at once.
"Hop-along" Bibb kept his bird store on lower Fourth Avenue.Sixes and Sevens
While we were talking a rebel Captain came in, who, I suppose, was a relative of Bibb.The Scout and Ranger
Her words and manner, though, were translucent, as Bibb had said.Whirligigs
- nautical a wooden support on a mast for the trestletrees
C18: variant of bib
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