- a thin, wedgelike strip of metal for controlling the area in which a moving part, as the table of a milling machine, slides.
- a keylike part having a head at each end, used with a matching cotter as a fastening.
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I gib ten dollars toward de stated preaching ob de Gospel de fus' year, and de peepil all call me Brudder Dickson.
He gib thousand—gib ten thousand—hundred thousand—million dollar—eh?Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
We done yeah somethin' 'bout dis 'mancyperation befo', but we don' gib no 'count to it, Mis' G'no.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
His dogmatic and fearless attitude in controversy earned for him the nickname “Pope Gib.”
But who was it gib'd us our freedom but dem same Nordern men; and isn't it worf sumfing to own yo'self?The Blue and The Gray|A. R. White