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Pronunciation : Bib
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [From Bib, v., because the bib receives the drink that the child slavers from the mouth.]
Definition : 1. A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes.

2. (Zoöl.)

Defn: An arctic fish (Gadus luscus), allied to the cod; -- called also pout and whiting pout.

3. A bibcock.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Bib, Bibbe
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. bibere. See Beverage, and cf. Imbibe.]
Definition : Defn: To drink; to tipple. [Obs.] This miller hath . . . bibbed ale. Chaucer.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Bib
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To drink; to sip; to tipple. He was constantly bibbing. Locke.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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