(?), a. [Cf. F. gibbeux. See Gibbose.]
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1. Swelling by a regular curve or surface; protuberant; convex; as, the moon is gibbous between the half-moon and the full moon.
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The bones will rise, and make a gibbous member.
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2. Hunched; hump-backed. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.

-- Gib"bous*ly, adv. -- Gib"bous*ness, n.
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