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Noun: dibs  dibs
  1. A claim of rights
    "I have dibs on that last slice of pizza"
     
  2. [archaic, informal] The most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    - money, coin [US, informal], boodle [informal], bread [informal], cabbage [US, informal], clams [US, informal], dinero [N. Amer, informal], dough [informal], gelt [informal], kale [US, informal], lettuce [US, informal], lolly [Brit, informal], lucre [informal], loot [informal], moolah [N. Amer, informal], pelf [archaic, informal], scratch [informal], shekels [informal], simoleons [US, informal], sugar [informal], wampum [N. Amer, informal], wonga [Brit, informal], brass [Brit, informal], moola [N. Amer, informal], dosh [Brit, informal], mazuma [US, informal]
Verb: dib (dibbed,dibbing)  dib
  1. Dig a hole by poking, esp. to dig a small hole in soil for the purpose of planting a bulb or seed

Type of: claim, medium of exchange, monetary system

Part of: money supply

Encyclopedia: Dibs

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