Origin of kibe
Examples from the Web for kibe
Meanwhile the purely plebeian society was growing, and the toe of the clown beginning to gall the kibe of the courtier.English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century|Leslie Stephen
It belongs to a romantic age where excess was atoned for by asceticism, and spasms of vice galled the kibe of negative virtue.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard
All ungalled of him is each courtier's heel or great man's kibe.
The age is grown so picked that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe.Familiar Quotations|John Bartlett
The age is grown so picked, that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe.About London|J. Ewing Ritchie