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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gybe \Gybe\ (j[imac]b), noun & v. See {Gibe}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gybe \Gybe\, verb (used with an object) & 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 fills on the opposite side. [Also {jibe}.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gyb \Gyb\ (j[i^]b), Gybe \Gybe\ (j[imac]b), noun (Naut.) See {Jib}. [Obs.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

gybe

verb

1: shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly" [syn: {jibe}, {gybe}, {jib}, {change course}]


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