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bib

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

bibn. [From Bib, v., because the bib receives the drink that the child slavers from the mouth.].
  •  A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An arctic fish (Gadus luscus), allied to the cod; -- called also pout and whiting pout.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A bibcock.  [1913 Webster]
bibv. t. [L. bibere. See Beverage, and cf. Imbibe.].
     To drink; to tipple.  [1913 Webster]
    "This miller hath . . . bibbed ale."  [1913 Webster]
bibv. i. 
     To drink; to sip; to tipple.  [1913 Webster]
    "He was constantly bibbing."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bib, n.
1 a piece of cloth or plastic fastened round a child's neck to keep the clothes clean while eating.
2 the top front part of an apron, dungarees, etc.
3 the edible marine fish Trisopterus luscus of the cod family. Also called POUT(2).

Idiom
best bib and tucker best clothes. stick (or poke etc.) one's bib in Austral. sl. interfere.
bib, v.intr. (bibbed, bibbing) archaic drink much or often.

Derivative
bibber n.
Etymology
ME, perh. f. L bibere drink

ROGET THESAURUS

bib

Drunkenness

VB get drunk, be drunk, see double, take a drop too much, take a glass too much, drink, tipple, tope, booze, bouse, guzzle, swill, soak, sot, bum, besot, have a jag on, have a buzz on, lush, bib, swig, carouse, sacrifice at the shrine of Bacchus, take to drinking, drink hard, drink deep, drink like a fish, have one's swill, drain the cup, splice the main brace, take a hair of the dog that bit you, liquor, liquor up, wet one's whistle, take a whet, crack a bottle, pass the bottle, toss off, go to the alehouse, go to the public house, make one drunk, inebriate, fuddle, befuddle, fuzzle, get into one's head.

Clothing

N clothing, investment, covering, dress, raiment, drapery, costume, attire, guise, toilet, toilette, trim, habiliment, vesture, vestment, garment, garb, palliament, apparel, wardrobe, wearing apparel, clothes, things, underclothes, array, tailoring, millinery, finery, full dress, garniture, theatrical properties, outfit, equipment, trousseau, uniform, regimentals, continentals, canonicals, livery, gear, harness, turn-out, accouterment, caparison, suit, rigging, trappings, traps, slops, togs, toggery, day wear, night wear, zoot suit, designer clothes, masquerade, dishabille, morning dress, undress, kimono, lungi, shooting-coat, mufti, rags, tatters, old clothes, mourning, weeds, duds, slippers, robe, tunic, paletot, habit, gown, coat, frock, blouse, toga, smock frock, claw coat, hammer coat, Prince Albert coat, sack coat, tuxedo coat, frock coat, dress coat, tail coat, cloak, pall, mantle, mantlet mantua, shawl, pelisse, wrapper, veil, cape, tippet, kirtle, plaid, muffler, comforter, haik, huke, chlamys, mantilla, tabard, housing, horse cloth, burnoose, burnous, roquelaure, houppelande, surcoat, overcoat, great coat, surtout, spencer, mackintosh, waterproof, raincoat, ulster, P-coat, dreadnought, wraprascal, poncho, cardinal, pelerine, barbe, chudder, jubbah, oilskins, pajamas, pilot jacket, talma jacket, vest, jerkin, waistcoat, doublet, camisole, gabardine, farthingale, kilt, jupe, crinoline, bustle, panier, skirt, apron, pinafore, bloomer, bloomers, chaqueta, songtag, tablier, pants, trousers, trowsers, breeches, pantaloons, inexpressibles, overalls, smalls, small clothes, shintiyan, shorts, jockey shorts, boxer shorts, tights, drawers, panties, unmentionables, knickers, knickerbockers, philibeg, fillibeg, pants suit, culottes, jeans, blue jeans, dungarees, denims, Levis, Calvin Klein, Calvins, Bonjour, Gloria Vanderbilt, headdress, headgear, chapeau, crush hat, opera hat, kaffiyeh, sombrero, jam, tam-o-shanter, tarboosh, topi, sola topi, pagri, puggaree, cap, hat, beaver hat, coonskin cap, castor, bonnet, tile, wideawake, billycock, wimple, nightcap, mobcap, skullcap, hood, coif, capote, calash, kerchief, snood, babushka, head, coiffure, crown, chignon, pelt, wig, front, peruke, periwig, caftan, turban, fez, shako, csako, busby, kepi, forage cap, bearskin, baseball cap, fishing hat, helmet, mask, domino, body clothes, linen, hickory shirt, shirt, sark, smock, shift, chemise, night gown, negligee, dressing gown, night shirt, bedgown, sac de nuit, underclothes, underpants, undershirt, slip, brassiere, corset, stays, corsage, corset, corselet, bodice, girdle, stomacher, petticoat, panties, under waistcoat, jock, athletic supporter, jockstrap, sweater, jersey, cardigan, turtleneck, pullover, sweater vest, neckerchief, neckcloth, tie, ruff, collar, cravat, stock, handkerchief, scarf, bib, tucker, boa, cummerbund, rumal, rabat, shoe, pump, boot, slipper, sandal, galoche, galoshes, patten, clog, sneakers, running shoes, hiking boots, high-low, Blucher boot, wellington boot, Hessian boot, jack boot, top boot, Balmoral, arctics, bootee, bootikin, brogan, chaparajos, chavar, chivarras, chivarros, gums, larrigan, rubbers, showshoe, stogy, veldtschoen, legging, buskin, greave, galligaskin, gamache, gamashes, moccasin, gambado, gaiter, spatterdash, brogue, antigropelos, stocking, hose, gaskins, trunk hose, sock, hosiery, glove, gauntlet, mitten, cuff, wristband, sleeve, swaddling cloth, baby linen, layette, ice wool, taffeta, pocket handkerchief, hanky, hankie, clothier, tailor, milliner, costumier, sempstress, snip, dressmaker, habitmaker, breechesmaker, shoemaker, Crispin, friseur, cordwainer, cobbler, hosier, hatter, draper, linen draper, haberdasher, mercer, diaper, nappy, disposable diaper, cloth diaper, Luvs Huggies, invested, habited, dighted, barbed, barded, clad, costume, shod, chausse, en grande tenue, sartorial, the soul of this man is his clothes.


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