Definitions for: Gybe


[v] shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"



Webster (1913) Definition: Gybe (j[imac]b), n. & v.
See Gibe.


Gybe, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Gybed; 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.]

Synonyms: change course, jib, jibe

See Also: sail

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