Neb n. The nose; the snout; the mouth; the beak of a bird; a nib, as of a pen. [Also written nib.]
1. A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong. “The little nib or fructifying principle.”
2. Zool. The bill or beak of a bird; the neb.
3. The points of a pen; also, the pointed part of a pen; a short pen adapted for insertion in a holder.
4. One of the handles which project from a scythe snath; also, [Prov. Eng.], the shaft of a wagon.
Nib, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nebbed p. pr. & vb. n. Nibbing.] To furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to nib a pen.
n 1: the writing point of a pen [syn: pen nib]
2: horny projecting mouth of a bird [syn: beak, bill, neb,
[also: nibbing, nibbed]