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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Probably from bib 'to drink' (14-20 centuries), perhaps from Latin bibere; BIBULOUS

bib

noun
     
bib
Related topics: Clothes, Babies
bib [countable]
1DHBDCC a piece of cloth or plastic tied under a baby's chin to protect its clothes when it is eating
2DCC the part of an apron, dungarees, or overalls that covers your chest
3

your best bib and tucker

DCC your best clothes - used humorously

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