Definition of Kibble

1. Noun. Coarsely ground grain in the form of pellets (as for pet food).

Generic synonyms: Meal



2. Noun. An iron bucket used for hoisting in wells or mining.
Generic synonyms: Bucket, Pail

Definition of Kibble

1. v. t. To bruise; to grind coarsely; as, kibbled oats.

2. n. A large iron bucket used in Cornwall and Wales for raising ore out of mines.

Definition of Kibble

1. Verb. to grind something coarsely ¹

2. Noun. something that has been kibbled, especially grain for use as animal feed ¹

3. Noun. an iron bucket used in mines for hoisting anything to the surface ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kibble

1. to grind coarsely [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES]

Kibble Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Kibble Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kibble

kiasu
kiaugh
kiaughs
kibbe
kibbeh
kibbehs
kibbes
kibbi
kibbis
kibbitz
kibbitzed
kibbitzer
kibbitzers
kibbitzes
kibbitzing
kibble (current term)
kibbled
kibbles
kibbling
kibblings
kibbutz
kibbutzes
kibbutzim
kibbutznik
kibbutzniks
kibe
kibed
kibei
kibeis
kibes

Literary usage of Kibble

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The broken rock at the bottom of the shaft is shovelled into a wooden or iron bucket (kibble), which is drawn up by a rope passing round the barrel of the ..."

2. A Treatise on the Game Laws, and on Fisheries: With an Appendix, Containing by Joseph Chitty (1812)
"... Part of the river Hodder which lies in the last-mentioned a river for manor, and which discharges itself into the kibble: ..."

3. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"Married—John kibble and Ann (5 and 6 Edw. VI, c. 14). A confirmation of this Act ... kibble and Thwaite. I cannot find the spot. 1560. Bapt. — Michael, s. ..."

4. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1848)
"You have the statute ; you have a uniform current of authorities, without the slightest doubt having ever been suggested or imagined. In deciding kibble r. ..."

5. Adams' Illustrative Cases on the Law of Sales by Thomson Gale (Firm) (1893)
"Tibbett» and kibble v. Gough that there may be an acceptance within tbe statute though ... Tibbett was based, but it seems to me that tbe case of kibble v. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Kibble

Search for Kibble on Dictionary.com!Search for Kibble on Thesaurus.com!Search for Kibble on Google!Search for Kibble on Wikipedia!

Search