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Bib (noun)

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Bib. n.s. A small piece of linen put upon the breasts of children, over their cloaths.

I would fain know, why it should not be as noble a task, to write upon a bib and hanging-sleeves, as on the bulla and prætexta. Addison on ancient Medals.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Bib (noun)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 16, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2478.


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