bibb


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to bibb: Bibble, bible, Bibb County, Biba

bibb

 (bĭb)
n.
1. Nautical A bracket on the mast of a ship to support the trestletrees.
2. A bibcock.

[Alteration of bib.]

bibb

(bɪb)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a wooden support on a mast for the trestletrees
[C18: variant of bib]

bibb

(bɪb)

n.
any of several timbers bolted to a ship's mast to support the trestletrees.
[1770–80; resp. of bib]
References in periodicals archive ?
Bibb wasn't nominated for an award, but she's an accomplished actress in her own right.
John Peter Byrns, 24, of the 4300 block of North Cottonwood Trail, was awaiting charges in the Bibb County jail, authorities said.
Born into slavery in Kentucky in the early nineteenth century, Henry Bibb endured murderous floggings, iron shackles, being sold at auction, the forced loss of his wife and child, and innumerable miseries.
John Hipkin, prosecuting, said that last September IT consultant Mr Bibb and Kelso-Mitchell drank beer at a pub then went back to Kelso-Mitchell's home in Briton Ferry Road, Briton Ferry, where they drank whisky and talked.
Mr Bibb said:"We are talking about attracting a whole load of people that keep their cars here.
Bibb Augustus Falk was born in Austin, Texas on January 27, 1899.
Bibb had been vice president of branch services at the $1.
Bibb was born in 1951, the son of folk singer Leon Bibb.
Opening with tracks from his latest album Booker's Guitar, Bibb tipped his famous pork pie hat to influences including BB King and Taj Mahal.
Native New Yorker Bibb is steeped in the Delta blues tradition, but he is also clearly a man of faith who, judging by the enthusiastic reaction of the St David's Hall audience, has a loyal band of followers.
IF ever there is an example of why age should be neither a limit nor a barrier in sport, it is surely Waringstown's Noel Bibb.
Henry Bibb (1815-1854) was an author and abolitionist who started out life as a slave.