Examples of nib in a Sentence
a finch cracking seeds in its nib
make sure the nib has been sharpened before you try to cut anything
Recent Examples of nib from the Web
Poke a hole in the backpack with your Mont Blanc nib?
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Origin and Etymology of nib
probably alteration of neb
First Known Use: 1583
NIB Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nib for English Language Learners
: the pointed metal tip of a pen
NIB Defined for Kids
Definition of nib for Students
1 : a pointed object (as the bill of a bird)
2 : the point of a pen
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