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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 Pity The Fool features this classic TV icon in a role that he is very comfortable with -- #1 Jibber Jabber Attacker.
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): Etherley Peppa, Shauna Goes Wild, Tyrap Bonny, Jibber Jabber (M), Face The Crowd (M), Autumn Annie (W).
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.
03 (450m): Shauna Goes Wild, Carmac Harper, Jibber Jabber (M), Cloonturk Shoe (M), Rising Brook (M), Glenside Poppy (M).
Some newspapers are in a league of their own as regards jibber jabber, but I keep an open mind as to the future.
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.
com or call 0191 201 6069 SOUTH Tyneside has a long and proud tradition of seafaring, but recently reader John McCullen of South Shields wrote to tell me of another side to the area around Marsden Rock - the story of John the Jibber and is keen to know if anyone can expand upon his memories of the tale.
ONCE again, we have to suffer the egomania and vomit inducing jibber jabber of Zane Low in the name of good music, as the Beeb present highlights of last weekend's rock and pop festival from the north and south of England.