Libel Li"bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} (-b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster]

Some wicked wits have libeled all the fair. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) To proceed against by filing a libel, particularly against a ship or goods. [1913 Webster]

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