What does the word bib mean?

Usage examples for bib

  1. And Lady Grace resumed a brown- holland apron and bib, and opening her hands with a laugh, showed their black insides, then took up her implements. – Countess Kate by Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. In fact, there was, in spite of the potato- shoot allusion, a good deal of resemblance in little Mrs Vidler to a plump charity child, especially as she wore an apron with a bib, a white muslin kerchief crossed over her bosom, and a pair of muslin sleeves up to her elbows. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  3. The real Joiner loves to sit up on an elevated Throne, wearing a Bib and holding a dinky Gavel, and administer a blistering Oath to the Wanderer who seeks the Privilege of helping to pay the Rent. – More Fables by George Ade