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English Dictionary: nib by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
nib
n
  1. the writing point of a pen
    Synonym(s): nib, pen nib
  2. horny projecting mouth of a bird
    Synonym(s): beak, bill, neb, nib, pecker
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Neb \Neb\, n. [AS. nebb head, face; akin to D. neb, Icel. nef,
      beak of a bird, nose, Dan. n[91]b beak, bill, Sw. n[84]bb,
      n[84]f, and prob. also to D. sneb, snavel, bill, beak, G.
      schnabel, Dan. & Sw. snabel, and E. snap. Cf. {Nib}, {Snap},
      {Snaffle}.]
      The nose; the snout; the mouth; the beak of a bird; a nib, as
      of a pen. [Also written {nib}.] --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Nib \Nib\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nebbed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Nibbing}.]
      To furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to
      nib a pen.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Nib \Nib\, n. [A variabt of neb.]
      1. A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong.
            [bd]The little nib or fructifying principle.[b8] --Sir T.
            Browne.
  
      2. (Zo[94]l.) The bill or beak of a bird; the neb.
  
      3. The points of a pen; also, the pointed part of a pen; a
            short pen adapted for insertion in a holder.
  
      4. One of the handles which project from a scythe snath;
            also, [Prov. Eng.], the shaft of a wagon.
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