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gybe


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gyb  \Gyb\  (j[i^]b),  Gybe  \Gybe\  (j[imac]b),  n.  (Naut.) 
  See  {Jib}.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gybe  \Gybe\  (j[imac]b),  n.  &  v. 
  See  {Gibe}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gybe  \Gybe\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gybed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gybing}.]  [See  {Jibe}.]  (Naut.) 
  To  shift  from  one  side  of  a  vessel  to  the  other  --  said  of 
  the  boom  of  a  fore-and-aft  sail  when  the  vessel  is  steered 
  off  the  wind  until  the  sail  fills  on  the  opposite  side  [Also 
  {jibe}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gybe 
  v  :  shift  from  one  side  of  the  ship  to  the  other  of  a  sail 
  [syn:  {jibe},  {jib},  {change  course}] 




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