English to English
1. an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
his parting shot was `drop dead'|she threw shafts of sarcasm|she takes a dig at me every chance she gets
2. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
The two stories don't agree in many details|The handwriting checks with the signature on the check|The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun
3. shift from one side of the ship to the other
The sail jibbed wildly
4. To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter. See Gybe.
5. To change a ship's course so as to cause a shifting of the boom. See Jibe, v. t., and Gybe.