overall (def 3a).
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Nautical. any of several brackets or timbers bolted to the hounds of a mast to give additional support to the trestletrees. Plumbing. bibcock. Historical Examples Thirty Years’ View (Vol. I of 2) Thomas Hart Benton The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920 Various Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American […]
- Bibb lettuce
a variety of lettuce having a small, somewhat tapering head and tender, light-green leaves.
a steady drinker; tippler (usually used in combination): winebibber. Historical Examples Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf George W. M. Reynolds Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini noun a drinker; tippler (esp in the expression wine-bibber) n.
noun (Midland English, dialect) a pebble