Nibbing
Nib Nib, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nebbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nibbing}.] To furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to nib a pen. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nibbing — nɪb n. tip of pen; bird beak; sharp point v. sharpen; make a point; furnish with or mend the point of a pen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Nebbed — Nib Nib, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nebbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nibbing}.] To furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to nib a pen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nib — Nib, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nebbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nibbing}.] To furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to nib a pen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nib — /nɪb / (say nib) noun 1. the point of a pen, especially a small, tapering metallic device having a split tip for drawing up ink and for writing. 2. either of the divisions of a nib. 3. a point of anything. 4. any pointed extremity. 5. (plural)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • nib — [nib] n. [var. of NEB] 1. the bill or beak of a bird 2. a) Historical the split and sharpened end of a quill pen b) the point of a pen 3. the projecting end of anything; point vt …   English World dictionary

  • nib — n. & v. n. 1 the point of a pen, which touches the writing surface. 2 (in pl.) shelled and crushed coffee or cocoa beans. 3 the point of a tool etc. v. (nibbed, nibbing) 1 tr. provide with a nib. 2 tr. mend the nib of. 3 tr. & intr. nibble.… …   Useful english dictionary

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