jibe

Part of speech: verb

To shift, as a sail; tack.

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Usage examples "jibe":

  1. Didn't you see she was about to jibe? - "Cobb's Bill-of-Fare", Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb.
  2. Captain Bailey did not deign to reply to this jibe. - "The Depot Master", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  3. Down with your balloon there- and at the wheel there, jibe her over. - "The Seiners", James B. (James Brendan) Connolly.