Definitions for: Nib

[n] horny projecting mouth of a bird
[n] the writing point of a pen

Webster (1913) Definition: Nib, n. [A variabt of neb.]
1. A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong. ``The
little nib or fructifying principle.'' --Sir T. Browne.

2. (Zo["o]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.

Nib, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nebbed; p. pr. & vb. n.
To furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to
nib a pen.

Synonyms: beak, bill, neb, pecker, pen nib

See Also: bird, mouth, pen, point

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