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English definition of “jib at sth”

jib at sth

(HORSE) old-fashioned phrasal verb with jib     /dʒɪb/ verb (-bb-)
If a horse jibs at something, it stops suddenly in front of it and refuses to move forward .Horse ridingHorse racing
(Definition of jib at sth (HORSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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