A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc.
The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended.
To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk.
One that jibs, or balks; a jibber.
A stationary condition; a standstill.
Alt. of Jibb
jib in German is widerstreben
jib in Norwegian is klyver, utligger
jib in Spanish is foque
jib in Swedish is klyvare, streta emot
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