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Topic: WATER

Sense: 1
Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Origin unknown.
Sense: 2
Date: 1700-1800
Origin: Probably from gibbet

jib

1 noun
     
jib1 [countable]
1TTW a small sail in front of the large sail on a boat [↪ mainsail]
2TBCT the long part of a crane
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