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a piece of cloth, plastic, or paper that covers the chest and is often tied under the chin of a child to protect the clothing while the child is eating.
any similar cloth or part of a garment.
the front part of an apron, overalls, or similar protective garment above the waist.
Fencing. a piece of canvas attached to the base of the mask, for protecting the throat.
Archaic. to tipple; drink.
put / stick one’s bib in, Australian Informal. to interfere.
(in prescriptions) drink.
Contemporary Examples

Larry McMurtry: How I Write Noah Charney April 23, 2013

Historical Examples

Little Folks’ Handy Book Lina Beard
Concerning Cats Helen M. Winslow
Elements of Plumbing Samuel Dibble
Diplomatic Days Edith O’Shaughnessy
The Mortal Gods and Other Plays Olive Tilford Dargan
Defense of the Faith and the Saints (Volume 1 of 2) B. H. Roberts
A Life For a Love L. T. Meade
The Chronicle of the Norman Conquest Master Wace
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 15, No. 90, June, 1875 Various

a piece of cloth or plastic worn, esp by babies, to protect their clothes while eating
the upper part of some aprons, dungarees, etc, that covers the upper front part of the body
Also called pout, whiting pout. a light-brown European marine gadoid food fish, Gadus (or Trisopterus) luscus, with a barbel on its lower jaw
short for bibcock
(Austral, informal) stick one’s bib in, to interfere
verb bibs, bibbing, bibbed
(archaic) to drink (something); tipple
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