Jibe

Definition of Jibe

Pronunciation: jīb
v. t.1.(Naut.) To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter. See Gybe.
[imp. & p. p. Jibed (jībd); p. pr. & vb. n. Jibing (jīb"ĭng).]
v. i.1.(Naut.) To change a ship's course so as to cause a shifting of the boom. See Jibe, v. t., and Gybe.
2.To agree; to harmonize.

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