gybe

gybe
gybe noun and verb.
This sailing term is spelt gybe in BrE and jibe in AmE. See also gibe.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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  • Gybe — (j[imac]b), n. & v. See {Gibe}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gybe — Gybe, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Gybed} (j[imac]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gybing}.] [See {Jibe}.] (Naut.) To shift from one side of a vessel to the other; said of the boom of a fore and aft sail when the vessel is steered off the wind until the sail… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gybe — may refer to:*Gybe, an alternative spelling of jibe, a sailing maneuver *Sneer, from the homophone gibe , to deride or tease with taunting words *Godspeed You! Black Emperor, a Canadian post rock band …   Wikipedia

  • gybe — alternative spelling of JIBE (Cf. jibe) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gybe — (US jibe) Sailing ► VERB 1) change course by swinging the sail across a following wind. 2) (of a sail or boom) swing across the wind. ► NOUN ▪ an act of gybing. ORIGIN from obsolete Dutch gijben …   English terms dictionary

  • gybe — [jīb] n., vi., vt. gybed, gybing alt. sp. of JIBE1 …   English World dictionary

  • Gybe — Gyb Gyb (j[i^]b), Gybe Gybe (j[imac]b), n. (Naut.) See {Jib}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GYBE! — Godspeed You! Black Emperor  Pour l’article homonyme, voir God Speed You! Black Emperor.  Godspeed You! Black Emperor …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gybe mark — noun A marker on a yacht race course indicating a turning point at which yachts must gybe • • • Main Entry: ↑gybe …   Useful english dictionary

  • gybe — variant of jibe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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