dibbing

dib

[dib]
verb (used without object), dibbed, dibbing.
to fish by letting the bait bob lightly on the water.

Origin:
1600–10; expressive word akin to dab1, dip1, bob1, etc.

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dib (dɪb)
 
vb , dibs, dibbing, dibbed
(intr) to fish by allowing the bait to bob and dip on the surface
 
[C17: perhaps alteration of dab1]

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dib
see dibs.
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DIB
device independent bitmap
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