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Rib Rib, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ribbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ribbing}.] 1. To furnish with ribs; to form with rising lines and channels; as, to rib cloth. [1913 Webster]

2. To inclose, as with ribs, and protect; to shut in. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

It [lead] were too gross To rib her cerecloth in the obscure grave. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To rib land}, to leave strips of undisturbed ground between the furrows in plowing. [1913 Webster]


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