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 for Gybe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gyb \Gyb\ (j[i^]b), Gybe \Gybe\ (j[imac]b), n. (Naut.)
     See Jib. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gybe \Gybe\ (j[imac]b), n. & v.
     See Gibe.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gybe \Gybe\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Gybed (j[imac]bd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Gybing.] [See Jibe.] (Naut.)
     To shift from one side of a vessel to the other; -- said of
     the boom of a fore-and-aft sail when the vessel is steered
     off the wind until the sail fills on the opposite side. [Also
     jibe.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gybe
      v 1: shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail
           jibbed wildly" [syn: jibe, gybe, jib, change
           course]

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