Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A staff to gauge water, or to push a boat.
  • n. A staff formerly used in fighting beasts on the stage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A staff to guage water, or to push a boat.
  • n. A staff formerly used in fighting beasts on the stage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A staff with which to gage water or push a boat.
  • n. A staff formerly used in fighting beasts on the stage.

Etymologies

English dialect gib a hooked stick + English staff. (Wiktionary)

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