Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Nautical A bracket on the mast of a ship to support the trestletrees.
  • noun A bibcock.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Nautical, a bracket of timber bolted to the hound of a lower mast for the purpose of supporting the trestletree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A bibcock. See bib, n., 3.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A bibcock.

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of bib.]

Examples

  • Below the bibb was a space in which a cup might be set, and projecting from a tube at one side was a solid block of telescoping, transparent cups.

    The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life

  • Clare and I have been recreating the JLOB bibb lettuce salad (with buttermilk dressing, fried shitake mushrooms, oranges and shropshire blue) a couple of times a week.

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  • Or try the PBLT sandwich with braised pork belly, bibb lettuce, tomato and garlic aioli on Texas toast $11.

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  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal The grilled pork sandwich Among Pachanga Patterson's lunch offerings: An ancho-battered pollack fish taco with citrus habanero aioli, cilantro, onion and tomato ($9), grilled lamb torta with pasilla chili sauce, pickled red onion and romaine lettuce ($9) and chicken leg torta with ancho chili paste, avocado and bibb lettuce ($8).

    Classic Mexican

  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal The grilled pork sandwich Among Pachanga Patterson's lunch offerings: An ancho-battered pollack fish taco with citrus habanero aioli, cilantro, onion and tomato ($9), grilled lamb torta with pasilla chili sauce, pickled red onion and romaine lettuce ($9) and chicken leg torta with ancho chili paste, avocado and bibb lettuce ($8).

    Classic Mexican

  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal The pumpkin & bibb salad, shown here, is part of the $20 three-course option, which also includes stir fried wonton noodles and a scoop of house-made sorbet or ice-cream.

    Top Chef

  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal The pumpkin & bibb salad, shown here, is part of the $20 three-course option, which also includes stir fried wonton noodles and a scoop of house-made sorbet or ice-cream.

    Reinventing Thai Dishes

  • For lunch there is a $20 three-course option: pumpkin and bibb salad, stir-fried wonton noodles and house-made ice cream.

    Reinventing Thai Dishes

  • While it baked, she made a small salad of bibb lettuce, grated carrots and canned white beans.

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  • I had roasted chicken with shaved pecorino and pignoli on bibb lettuce.

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