Definition of Nibbing
1. nib [v] - See also: nib
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nibbing
Literary usage of Nibbing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... showed that the heat generated was proportional to the work done. proportional to the work done and independent of the nature of the nibbing surfaces. ..."
2. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"The only proper place for it is the fide nibbing of cattle. But, after all, it is no fence .... nibbing ..."
3. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"... have a spot at the base of a talc-like appearance, by the nibbing together of which that chirping sound is produced which is probably connected with the ..."
4. Hortus Jamaicensis, Or, A Botanical Description, (according to the Linnean by John Lunan (1814)
"... mixed with hogs-lard or snakes-fat, proves of what great service this muy be in dropsies, and possibly might give the hint of nibbing the abdo» men with ..."
5. The Collected Works of George Moore by George Moore (1911)
"I asked, nibbing my eyes. " Well, yon see, through the Irish language we c get a peasant Grania. ..."