• Crib Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A manger or rack; a feeding place for animals.
  2. (n.) A small inclosed bedstead or cot for a child.
  3. (n.) A hovel; a hut; a cottage.
  4. (n.) A small raft of timber.
  5. (n.) A stall for oxen or other cattle.
  6. (n.) The discarded cards which the dealer can use in scoring points in cribbage.
  7. (v. i.) To crowd together, or to be confined, as in a crib or in narrow accommodations.
  8. (n.) A structure of logs to be anchored with stones; -- used for docks, pier, dams, etc.
  9. (v. i.) To seize the manger or other solid object with the teeth and draw in wind; -- said of a horse.
  10. (n.) A miners luncheon.
  11. (n.) A small theft; anything purloined;; a plagiaris/; hence, a translation or key, etc., to aid a student in preparing or reciting his lessons.
  12. (v. t.) To pilfer or purloin; hence, to steal from an author; to appropriate; to plagiarize; as, to crib a line from Milton.
  13. (v. i.) To make notes for dishonest use in recitation or examination.
  14. (n.) A structure or frame of timber for a foundation, or for supporting a roof, or for lining a shaft.
  15. (v. t.) To shut up or confine in a narrow habitation; to cage; to cramp.
  16. (n.) A box or bin, or similar wooden structure, for storing grain, salt, etc.; as, a crib for corn or oats.

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• Cribble Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To cause to pass through a sieve or riddle; to sift.
  2. (n.) Coarse flour or meal.
  3. (n.) A coarse sieve or screen.
  4. (a.) Coarse; as, cribble bread.