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bibcock

[ bib-kok ]
/ ˈbɪbˌkɒk /
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noun Plumbing.

a faucet having a nozzle bent downward.

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Origin of bibcock

First recorded in 1790–1800; bib + cock1
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  • At the bottom of the tank (seen at the right) is a short bibcock used when the water was drawn off.

British Dictionary definitions for bibcock

bibcock

bib

/ (ˈbɪbˌkɒk) /

noun

a tap having a nozzle bent downwards and supplied from a horizontal pipe
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