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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jibe  \Jibe\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jibed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jibing}.]  [Cf.  Dan.  gibbe,  D.  gijpen  v.  i.,  and  dial.  Sw 
  gippa  to  jerk.  Cf  {Jib},  n.  &  v.  i.]  (Naut.) 
  To  shift,  as  the  boom  of  a  fore-and-aft  sail,  from  one  side 
  of  a  vessel  to  the  other  when  the  wind  is  aft  or  on  the 
  quarter.  See  {Gybe}. 




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