chib

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chib (plural chibs)

  1. (Scotland, Geordie, slang) A shiv (makeshift knife).

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chib (third-person singular simple present chibs, present participle chibbing, simple past and past participle chibbed)

  1. (Scotland, Geordie, slang) To shiv (stab).
    • 2008, James Kelman, Kieron Smith, Boy, Penguin 2009, p. 61:
      And if they had knives too, their gang had all knives and people were going to get chibbed.

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From Sanskrit जिह्वा (jihvā, tongue). Compare Hindi जीभ (jībha, tongue) and Punjabi ਜੀਭ (jībha, tongue).

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