"jib" Definition

  1. a first-year man.—_Dublin University._
  2. or JIBBER, a horse that starts or shrinks. Shakspeare uses it in the sense of a worn-out horse.
  3. the face, or a person’s expression; “the cut of his JIB,” _i.e._, his peculiar appearance. That sail of a ship, which in position and shape, corresponds to the nose on a person’s face.—_Sea._ A vessel is often known by the cut of the JIB sail; hence the popular phrase, “to know a man by the cut of his JIB.”

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Position in the dictionary: 1811 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: jibb, jiffy, jigger, jigger-dubber, jiggot o’ mutton, jilt, jingo, jo, job, jobation
Previous words in the dictionary: jezebel, jew’s eye, jew fencer, jessie, jerusalem pony, jerry-go-nimble, jerry sneak, jerry shop, jerry lynch, jerry

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