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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
lib
noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
Lib Dem
women's lib
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ But why didn't you tell me before that you believed in women's lib?
▪ The Amazon of the bird world - the ultimate in hen's lib.
▪ This news was given to the world last night, at, of all things - a women's lib meeting!
▪ We were like that about women's lib.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lib

Lib \Lib\ (l[i^]b), v. t. [Cf. Glib to geld.] To castrate. [Obs.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
lib

1969, American English, shortening of liberation, used with possessives, originally in Women's Lib. Colloquial shortening libber for liberationist is attested from 1971.

Wiktionary
lib

Etymology 1 abbr. 1 liberal 2 liberation 3 library Etymology 2

n. (context UK dialectal Scotland English) A potion; magic potion; charm. Etymology 3

vb. (context transitive UK dialectal Northern England Scotland English) To geld; castrate; emasculate (usually said of animals).

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Wikipedia
LIB

LIB may refer to:

  • Label Information Base, a table used by IP/MPLS capable routers to find labels to be pushed
  • Lebanon, abbreviated from French Liban in international association football
  • Let It Be (disambiguation)
  • Let It Bleed (disambiguation)
  • Lëvizja për Integrim dhe Bashkim (Movement for Integration and Unification), a political party in Kosovo
  • Library (computing)
  • Lightning in a Bottle, a music festival in Southern California
  • Lithium-ion battery, a type of secondary battery
  • Long Island Bus, now called Nassau Inter-County Express
  • International School of Boston (Lycée International de Boston)

Usage examples of "lib".

Ad Lib club, 132-4, 139 Adams, John and Marina, 126, 254 Aitken, Jonathan, 228 Albufeira, Portugal, 204 album sleeve designs, 333-48, 500-506, albums, by the Beach Boys, 280-81 by the Beatles Abbey Road, 550-59, 565 Beatles: Love Songs, Beatles for Sale, 38, 173 Let It Be, 470, 534-9, 549-51, 575, 578 Magical Mystery Tour, Please Please Me, 93, 95, 153, 583 Revolver, 190, 268, 281, 290-92 Rubber Soul, 268, 278, 290 Sgt.

Ef I knowed whar to find em, deys some my white folkes lib in dis town.

But it seems most likely, as we have said, that embalming first arose from physical and sentimental considerations naturally operating, rather than from any 8 Lib.

Sam Hawthorne, influenced by his wife Lilian, an ardent libber herself, was more sympathetic.

Ad Lib club, 132-4, 139 Adams, John and Marina, 126, 254 Aitken, Jonathan, 228 Albufeira, Portugal, 204 album sleeve designs, 333-48, 500-506, albums, by the Beach Boys, 280-81 by the Beatles Abbey Road, 550-59, 565 Beatles: Love Songs, Beatles for Sale, 38, 173 Let It Be, 470, 534-9, 549-51, 575, 578 Magical Mystery Tour, Please Please Me, 93, 95, 153, 583 Revolver, 190, 268, 281, 290-92 Rubber Soul, 268, 278, 290 Sgt.

See more fully Spel of Feus and Tenures, and Q aigius de Jure Feud, lib.

I kept searching for the diversity that the libs have been preaching about for the last twenty years.

The libs paint with labels and broad generalizations, hoping to color our opinions of each other.

It was just plain luck that I got the position of First in the expedition, despite all the Libs could do.

And just when we got started out on the 67-year orbit, back on Earth the Libs lost their shirts.

Women’s Lib bullshits about the fraction of a percent of men who have power.

Attacks on the Council's authority, like threats to the Council's safety, came not from the police, but from disenfranchised political groups on Earth - lib ertarians who opposed both UMC and UMCP hege mony.

Lib turned toward me and said softly, "Biological time versus durational time, Twin.

At least it meant that Steel was ad libbing now--that he was beyond all the scripts and schemes.

At least it meant that Steel was ad libbing now -- that he was beyond all the scripts and schemes.