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bib·cock

 (bĭb′kŏk′)
n.
A faucet with a nozzle that is bent downward; a bibb.

[Probably bib + cock.]

bibcock

(ˈbɪbˌkɒk) or

bib

n
(Building) a tap having a nozzle bent downwards and supplied from a horizontal pipe

bib•cock

(ˈbɪbˌkɒk)

n.
a faucet having a nozzle bent downward.
[1790–1800]
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