Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A faucet with a nozzle that is bent downward; a bibb.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An appliance allowing the provision of hose connections outside of buildings

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cock or faucet having a bent down nozzle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cock or faucet having a bent-down nozle.

Etymologies

Probably bib + cock1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Snyder picked up a brass bibcock and broke the iron handle off with a sparking blow of his hammer.

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