v. dip; fish by causing the bait to bob slightly on the water

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dib — /dib/, v.i., dibbed, dibbing. to fish by letting the bait bob lightly on the water. [1600 10; expressive word akin to DAB1, DIP1, BOB1, etc.] * * * …   Universalium

  • dib — verb (dibs, dibbing, dibbed) another term for dap. Origin C17: rel to dab1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • dib — /dɪb/ (say dib) verb (i) (dibbed, dibbing) to fish by letting the bait bob lightly on the water. {blend of dip and bob1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dib — [dib] vi. dibbed, dibbing [ME dibben, to dip; prob. akin to DIP] DIBBLE (vi. 2) …   English World dictionary

  • dib — v.intr. (dibbed, dibbing) = DAP. Etymology: var. of DAB(1) …   Useful english dictionary

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