A piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; -- usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw.
To secure or fasten with a gib, or gibs; to provide with a gib, or gibs.
To balk. See Jib, v. i.
gib in French is pointe
gib in German is Bolzen, verbolzen, Stift
gib in Italian is perno
gib in Spanish is pivote
gib in Swedish is kil