Definition of bibcock in English:


Line breaks: bib|cock
Pronunciation: /bɪbˈkɒk


A tap with a bent nozzle fixed at the end of a pipe.
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  • This angle valve with bib cock is part of a great new line of fittings for contemporary bathrooms.
  • All products in this range, including single lever mixers and bib cocks, feature the same lever handle concept.
  • Exhibitors in this zone showcased bathroom fittings and sanitary-ware including bathtubs, basins, and sinks, showerheads, bib cocks and toilet seats.


late 18th century: perhaps from bib1 and cock1.

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