Bib (?), n. [From Bib, v., because the bib receives the drink that the child slavers from the mouth.]

1.

A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes.

2. Zool.

An arctic fish (Gadus luscus), allied to the cod; -- called also pout and whiting pout.

3.

A bibcock.

 

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Bib, Bibbe (?), v. t. [L. bibere. See Beverage, and cf. Imbibe.]

To drink; to tipple.

[Obs.]

This miller hath . . . bibbed ale. Chaucer.

 

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Bib, v. i.

To drink; to sip; to tipple.

He was constantly bibbing. Locke.

 

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