ribbe (s.xiii/xiv)

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ribbe (s.xiii/xiv)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  rib n.1; MED:  rib(be n.1; DMLBS: ]


1anat.rib, one of the bones that enclose the chest cavity
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  costa: ryb  ii 131.33
2anat.zool.culin.joint of animal ribs, used as food
( 1427-28; MS: s.xv )  Grete ribbes de boef  247b.i
3ship.frame, transverse strut in a ship
( 1378 )  et les tables assetz espessez et des bones ribbes bemes et bone merym et assetz fortes du longure de duse peedz de mesure deins le dit veselle  i 103
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