Jibb

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jibb (Chiefly Naut) To shift, or swing round, as a sail, boom, yard, etc., as in tacking.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jibb See jib.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Jib a sail, Gybe

Usage

In literature:

Pegasus, spurning rein, Shied, jibb'd, and blunder'd.
"Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce" by E. R. Billings
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