AskDefine | Define kibe

Dictionary Definition

kibe n : ulcerated chilblain on the heel

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Origin unknown.


IPA: /kaɪb/


  1. a chilblain or ulcer, especially on the heel of the foot


  • 1602 : William Shakespeare, Hamlet , act V scene 1
    By the Lord, Horatio, this three years I have took note of it, the age is grown so picked that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier he galls his kibe.

Extensive Definition

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