To take in to tipple
- To drink to sip to tipple
- A small piece of cloth worn by children across breast to protect the clothing
- beverage averagely but regularly
- top section of an apron; covering the chest
- a napkin tied in chin of a young child while eating
- A small piece of cloth donned by young ones over the breast, to protect the clothing.
- An arctic seafood (Gadus luscus), allied to your cod; -- known as also pout and whiting pout.
- A bibcock.
- Alt. of Bibbe
- To take in; to drink; to tipple.
linen used across breast while eating, 1570s, from verb bibben "to take in" (belated 14c.), imitative of lip sounds, or else from Latin bibere (see imbibe), but tough now to express whether it is because it absolutely was used while ingesting or because it "absorbed" spills.
libe [short for collection]
(letter.) A tiny piece of cloth donned by kiddies on the breast, to guard the garments.
- (n.) An arctic fish (Gadus luscus), allied into the cod; -- labeled as also pout and whiting pout.
- (n.) A bibcock.
- (v. t.) Alt. of Bibbe
- (v. i.) To drink; to drink; to tipple.
Marshall (Hastings' Bib Dict.