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bibb

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

[Alteration of bib.]
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bibb

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

(bɪb)

n.
any of several timbers bolted to a ship's mast to support the trestletrees.
[1770–80; resp. of bib]
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