While Pamela reverts to ribbing Louie, she's visibly shaken.
Good to see that the brothers are not done with ribbing each other as publicly as possible.
Tortoise-shell is carved with the same consummate skill as ivory, and on the same principle of delicate piercing and ribbing.
At this stage, too, the pathological 'ribbing' of the hoof is observable.
The most commonly used for Bucktail Streamers is flat tinsel ribbed with oval tinsel or no ribbing at all.
This ribbing broad and narrow alternately is carried down the leg.
As though to silence the little taunting, ribbing voice, he banged his free fist against the side of the cockpit.
I took a lot of ribbing from contractors in that vicinity once the word got round that I was building Stoddard's house for him.
Having 80 stitches on your needle, you must, in commencing the ribbing, narrow off the extra stitches.
This effect is accurately reproduced by ribbing the body with silver tinsel.
Old English ribb "rib," from Proto-Germanic *rebja- (cf. Old Norse rif, Old Saxon ribbi, Old Frisian ribb, Middle Dutch, Dutch ribbe, Old High German ribba, German Rippe), literally "a covering" (of the cavity of the chest), from PIE *rebh- "to roof, cover" (cf. Greek ereptein "to roof," Old Church Slavonic rebro "rib, reef"). As an item of food from early 15c. Rib joint "brothel" is slang from 1943, probably in reference to Adam's rib (cf. rib "woman, wife," attested from 1580s).
"tease, fool," 1930, apparently from rib (n.); perhaps as a figurative suggestion of poking someone in the ribs. Related: Ribbed; ribbing.
One of a series of long curved bones occurring in 12 pairs in humans and extending from the spine to or toward the sternum.