gib

noun (1)
\ˈgib \

Definition of gib 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: a male cat specifically : a castrated male cat

gib

noun (2)

Definition of gib (Entry 2 of 3)

: a plate of metal or other material machined to hold other parts in place, to afford a bearing surface, or to provide means for overcoming looseness

variants: or Gibr

Definition of Gib (Entry 3 of 3)

Gibraltar

First Known Use of gib

Noun (1)

1561, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1795, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gib

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Gib, nickname for Gilbert

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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