jibe


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gybe \Gybe\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Gybed (j[imac]bd); p.
   pr. & vb. n. Gybing.] [See Jibe.] (Naut.)
   To shift from one side of a vessel to the other; -- said of
   the boom of a fore-and-aft sail when the vessel is steered
   off the wind until the sail fills on the opposite side. [Also
   jibe.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jibe \Jibe\ (j[imac]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jibed (j[imac]bd);
   p. pr. & vb. n. Jibing (j[imac]b"[i^]ng).] [Cf. Dan. gibbe,
   D. gijpen, v. i., and dial. Sw. gippa to jerk. Cf. Jib, n.
   & v. i.] (Naut.)
   To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side
   of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the
   quarter. See Gybe.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jibe \Jibe\, v. i.
   1. (Naut.) To change a ship's course so as to cause a
      shifting of the boom. See Jibe, v. t., and Gybe.
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   2. To agree; to harmonize. [Colloq.] --Bartlett.
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