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Definition of "bibb" [bibb]

  • Nautical A bracket on the mast of a ship to support the trestletrees. (noun)
  • A bibcock. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bibb" in a sentence
  • "Below the bibb was a space in which a cup might be set, and projecting from a tube at one side was a solid block of telescoping, transparent cups."
  • "Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal The grilled pork sandwich Among Pachanga Patterson's lunch offerings: An ancho-battered pollack fish taco with citrus habanero aioli, cilantro, onion and tomato ($9), grilled lamb torta with pasilla chili sauce, pickled red onion and romaine lettuce ($9) and chicken leg torta with ancho chili paste, avocado and bibb lettuce ($8)."
  • "Clare and I have been recreating the JLOB bibb lettuce salad (with buttermilk dressing, fried shitake mushrooms, oranges and shropshire blue) a couple of times a week."