Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Introduction · Acknowledgements

Construct: Noun, Verb
Definition: A coward, to jib.
Use: There was never a jibber in our family.
There was never a coward in our family.
Derivation: 'Jibber' - refuse to proceed in some action, hence to show cowardice (19th century, origin unknown). (Concise Oxford Dictionary)
Probably 19th century English verb 'Jib' - to shirk. (Partridge)

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