• WordNet 3.6
    • v bib drink moderately but regularly "We tippled the cognac"
    • n bib a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eating
    • n bib top part of an apron; covering the chest
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The citrus soda "7 UP" was created in 1929. The original name of the popular drink was "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda", but it got changed to "7 UP."
    • Bib A bibcock.
    • Bib A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes.
    • Bib (Zoöl) An arctic fish (Gadus luscus), allied to the cod; -- called also pout and whiting pout.
    • v. i Bib To drink; to sip; to tipple. "He was constantly bibbing ."
    • v. t Bib To drink; to tipple. "This miller hath . . . bibbed ale."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Michelin man is known as Mr. Bib. His name was Bibendum in the company's first ads in 1896.
    • bib To sip; tipple; drink frequently.
    • n bib A cloth worn by children under the chin to keep the front of the dress clean, especially when eating.
    • n bib A similar article worn by adults, especially as forming the upper part of an apron.
    • n bib A curved vent or nozle used to alter the direction of the flow of liquids.
    • n bib Nautical, same as bibb, the usual spelling in this sense.
    • n bib The most common name of the whiting-pout, Gadus luscus, a fish of the family Gudidæ. See blens, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bib bib a cloth put under an infant's chin: a similar article of dress for adults, worn over the breast or above the apron
    • v.t., v.i Bib to drink, to tipple
    • n Bib bib a fish of the same genus as the cod and haddock, also called the Pout.
    • v.t Bib and v.i. to drink, to tipple
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Bib, v., because the bib, receives the drink that the child slavers from the mouth


In literature:

From an engraving in the Cabinet des Estampes of the Bib.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Its present number is Bib.
"The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts" by M. R. James
Both of them were enveloped in Dorothy's bib-aprons, which hid their pretty rounded figures.
"Not Like Other Girls" by Rosa N. Carey
Pull off that bib, now, an' come along!
"Donald and Dorothy" by Mary Mapes Dodge
With these, a lace bib, and a large blue bow for her hair, Patty thought Nan would look very pretty.
"Harper's Young People, May 18, 1880" by Various
Inside town, dogs went mad, and folk kept bibbing beer While the parsons prayed for rain.
"Browning's England" by Helen Archibald Clarke
In some kinds of aprons, bibs are introduced, which are useful to cover the upper part of the dress.
"The Ladies' Work-Table Book" by Anonymous
Come on, Dottie-mine, and Daddy will tie your bib for you.
"Four Little Blossoms at Brookside Farm" by Mabel C. Hawley
The prettiest of these was the jointed doll, neatly dressed in a green satin slip, and gauze apron and bib.
"The Fairchild Family" by Mary Martha Sherwood
Estridge was aware of many bib brown eyes, many grey eyes, some blue ones fixed on him and on his companion in friendly or curious inquiry.
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers

In poetry:

So dey sont dey inbitations, Raccoon writ 'em all,
"Dis hyeah note is to inbite you to de Fancy Ball;
Come erlong an' bring yo' ladies, bring yo' chillun too,
Put on all yo' bibs an' tuckahs, show whut you kin do."
"De Critters' Dance" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

Golden Gate High's Alex Pedraza (bib 553) leads the pack of runners early in the Class 2A boys cross country race on Nov 17, 2012 at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee.
Capo Race Bibs Will Make You Want to Move to Italy.
Inmates delivered handmade blankets, stockings, stuffed animals and bibs to resdeints of the center.
How To Change A Bib Mousse.
This event will feature live music, raffle using bib numbers, awards for top finishers, and before & after race refreshments.
Finisher's Certificate, Custom Bib, Tech Shirt, Finisher's Medal (for Half Marathoners), Prizes for top male and female runners, and results posted on
Any proud, pistol-packing parent can now go online and buy terry cloth baby bibs with quips that range from "got ammo".
Enlarge Lauren Justice Lauren Justice Stephanie Bennett, 39, of Mt Morris, crochet's at her table of hand-made hats, baby bibs, scarves, and sweaters.
(CNN) — On her way to pick up her New York City Marathon bib number Friday, longtime New Yorker Lauren Mandel was having second thoughts of running in the iconic race.
COLUMBIA — With the lead pack of 20 women marathoners in front of her, Columbia resident Angie Turner saw a string of racing bibs stamped "U. S. Olympic Trials.".
Chilean miner Edison Pena (right) receives a racing bib and a racing watch for Sunday's marathon from New York Road Runners president Mary Wittenberg and former New York Giants player Amani Toomer.
Introducing comfortable, high-end mountain-bike bib-shorts.
Mountain bike r and product designer Tim Lane has launched a new company—Dirtbaggies—to produce some of the first bib shorts made just for mountain biking .
"Well it's worked so far," Moore said about having bib No.1, "just keep the karma coming.
Onyx Performance Fit Jacket and Bib MSRP: $219 jacket.

In science:

Consider the matrix model for 3 hermitian N × N matrices Bi , with action )2 + (Bi + iεijkB j B k )(B i + iεirsBrBs )(cid:17) (1) T r(cid:16)(BiB i − where g is the coupling constant and N is a (large) integer.
Gauge Theory on the Fuzzy Sphere and Random Matrices
Then V (J ) ∩ Tm is smooth. (If a = (0, 1) is the distinguished point of X , then V (J ) ⊂ Tm .) Let bIb denote the ideal ∼= Fb [[X, Y ]] at any (closed) generated by I in the completion bOAn ,b point b (notation of §3.1).
Desingularization of toric and binomial varieties
C }b on C , because this is true for the original state |ΨABCD i In particular, the eigenvectors of ρBC are of the form |biB |ϕiC .
Sampling of min-entropy relative to quantum knowledge
Thus, [X ι0 (y ⊗ a) ι0 (z ⊗ b)] − [X ι0 (z ⊗ b) ι0 (y ⊗ a] = −hu|aib(y , z )b + hu|bib(y , z )a = b(y , z )u = b(y , z )X.
Models of some simple modular Lie superalgebras
X (f + biB ), f ∈ [0, B ], are the frequency elements of the signal in the active band indexed by bi .
A Wideband Spectrum Sensing Method for Cognitive Radio using Sub-Nyquist Sampling