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Dibs or Dibbs

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Money. (Compare tips, gifts to schoolboys; and diobolus. Compare also dot with tot, jot, and yod.)

The huckle-bones of sheep used for gambling purposes are called dibbs; and Locke speaks of stones used for the same game, which he calls dibstones.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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