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jib

1
Nautical any triangular sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel

jib

2
the projecting arm of a crane or the boom of a derrick, esp one that is pivoted to enable it to be raised or lowered

jib

[jib]
(naval architecture)
A triangular sail bent to a foremast stay.

jib

1. Of a crane or derrick, see boom, 2.
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INSPIRED JIBBER JABBER: Sean Lock is bringing his brand new tour to Middlesbrough Town Hall in May
When it's suggested that he indulges in a spot of banter, he reminds his producer that the word banter is derived from Latin and means "to jibber like a moron".
I found myself dazed and bewildered by their nonstop laughing, joking, and jibber jabber.
There was a lot a stake aC" reputation and money (Ross's inane jibber jabber earns him [pounds sterling]4 million a year).
Nahthen Lad, ridden by Warren Marston, takes the Sidney Banks Memorial Hurdle at Huntingdon, while there is a Wincanton double for Graham Bradley aboard Jibber The Kibber in the novices' hurdle and former Gold Cup hero Garrison Savannah in the conditions chase.
51 (450m): Iguazu, Fast Knight, Sunoak Sapphire, Lorraine's Flyer (M), Jibber Jabber (M), Petunia (W).
You lived by our mum's rules -one set of rules: Don't back down or suffer fools; don't be two-faced or be a fibber, and never, ever be a jibber.
Morley could also be a bit of an old jibber andmost people thought he was a back number when he lined up for the Martell Hurdle against a quality field and the finish to that race was the closest I've ever come to a heart attack.
51 (450m): Etherley Peppa, Shauna Goes Wild, Tyrap Bonny, Jibber Jabber (M), Face The Crowd (M), Autumn Annie (W).
David Pipe's hurdler is a real jibber and simply wasn't interested.
JENNY PITMAN'S useful chaser Jibber The Kibber collapsed and died of a heart attack after a light canter last week, the Lambourn trainer reported yesterday.
03 (450m): Shauna Goes Wild, Carmac Harper, Jibber Jabber (M), Cloonturk Shoe (M), Rising Brook (M), Glenside Poppy (M).