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bibb

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/ bɪb /
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noun
Nautical. any of several brackets or timbers bolted to the hounds of a mast to give additional support to the trestletrees.
Plumbing. bibcock.
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Origin of bibb

First recorded in 1770–80; respelling of bib

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bibb

bib, bibb
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British Dictionary definitions for bibb

bibb
/ (bɪb) /

noun
nautical a wooden support on a mast for the trestletrees

Word Origin for bibb

C18: variant of bib
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