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      n  
1    a metal wedge, pad, or thrust bearing, esp. a brass plate let into a steam engine crosshead  
      vb   , gibs, gibbing, gibbed  
2    tr   to fasten or supply with a gib  
     (C18: of unknown origin)  
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gib          [2]  
      n   a male cat, esp. a castrated one  
     (C14: probably a shortening and alteration of the proper name Gilbert)  

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Gib         
      n      an informal name for       Gibraltar  


gib   [1]  
      n  
1    a metal wedge, pad, or thrust bearing, esp. a brass plate let into a steam engine crosshead  
      vb   , gibs, gibbing, gibbed  
2    tr   to fasten or supply with a gib  
     (C18: of unknown origin)  
gib   [2]  
      n   a male cat, esp. a castrated one  
     (C14: probably a shortening and alteration of the proper name Gilbert)  
Gib board  
      n     (N.Z.)  
informal      short for       Gibraltar board  

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Gib board, gibe, glib, gi

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