What does the word jib mean?

Usage examples for jib

  1. Scarcely had we set the storm jib than the wind struck it, and away we flew over the now fast- rising seas. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. They'll go till they drop if they like the job, and if they don't, it's nothing but jib- jib- jib. – The Fugitive (Third Series Plays) by John Galsworthy
  3. Out main- boom; box your jib and staysail up to weather! – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss