1) To geld or castrate.

1395 Item pro libbyng porcorum xd, Whitby

1549 a libbed galte, South Milford

c.1570 small sheares to lybb lambe or foole, Woodsome

1616 unam suellam, Angl. a libbed gilt, Thirsk. It gave rise to early occupational by-names: 1338-9 Robert Grislibber or Swynlibber, Sandal

1379 Thomas Libber, Barnby Dun.

dates 1338-1339 1379 1395 1549 1570 1616

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