"jib" in the noun sense
any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)
"jib" in the verb sense
1. resist, balk, baulk, jib
refuse to comply
2. jibe, gybe, jib, change course
shift from one side of the ship to the other
"The sail jibbed wildly"
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