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ribby1

[rib-ee]
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adjective, rib·bi·er, rib·bi·est.
  1. having prominent ribs: a ribby fabric.
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Origin of ribby1

First recorded in 1840–50; rib1 + -y1

ribby2

[rib-ee]
noun, plural rib·bies. Baseball Slang.
  1. a run batted in.
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Origin of ribby2

formation based on the abbreviation RBI; see -y2
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