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gibing


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gibe  \Gibe\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gibed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gibing}.]  [Cf.  Prov.  F.  giber,  equiv.  to  F.  jouer  to  play, 
  Icel.  geipa  to  talk  nonsense,  E.  jabber.] 
  To  cast  reproaches  and  sneering  expressions;  to  rail;  to 
  utter  taunting,  sarcastic  words  to  flout;  to  fleer;  to 
  scoff. 
 
  Fleer  and  gibe,  and  laugh  and  flout.  --Swift. 




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