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Definitions of crib

  1. To be confined; to be cooped up. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To put away in a crib, confine, pilfer:-pr.p. cribbiing; pa.p. cribbed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. line with beams or planks, as of construction holes Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. take unauthorized (intellectual material) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. line with beams or planks; "crib a construction hole" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. A manger or rack; a feeding place for animals. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. A stall for oxen or other cattle. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A small inclosed bedstead or cot for a child. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A box or bin, or similar wooden structure, for storing grain, salt, etc.; as, a crib for corn or oats. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. A hovel; a hut; a cottage. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A structure or frame of timber for a foundation, or for supporting a roof, or for lining a shaft. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A structure of logs to be anchored with stones; -- used for docks, pier, dams, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. A small raft of timber. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. A small theft; anything purloined;; a plagiaris/; hence, a translation or key, etc., to aid a student in preparing or reciting his lessons. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. A miner's luncheon. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. The discarded cards which the dealer can use in scoring points in cribbage. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. To shut up or confine in a narrow habitation; to cage; to cramp. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. To pilfer or purloin; hence, to steal from an author; to appropriate; to plagiarize; as, to crib a line from Milton. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To crowd together, or to be confined, as in a crib or in narrow accommodations. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To make notes for dishonest use in recitation or examination. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To confine: to coop up; to pilfer. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To shut or confine in a small space; to pilfer. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. a card game in which each player is dealt 6 cards and discards one or two to make up the crib Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. A rack or manger; a stall for horses or cattle; a child's bed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. The rack or manger of a stable: a stall for oxen: a child's bed: a small cottage: (colloq.) a literal translation of the classics, which schoolboys use unfairly in preparing their lessons. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. A manger; stall; child's bed with raised sides; a corn-house or shed for maize. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. A rack, manger, or stall for cattle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A child's bedstead, with side railings. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. A box or bin for grain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A wooden frame, as to retain a bank of earth. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. A rack or manger in a stable or a cattle stall; a stall for oxen; a small cottage; a child's bed; a situation; a box for salt, &c.; a literary theft or thing cribbed; a literal translation of a classic, to crib from. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. The rack or manger out of which cattle feed; any small building; a bed or sleeping-place, chiefly applied to one occupied by a child; often used to signify a book for unfairly assisting schoolboys in the preparation of lessons. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for crib

  1. Well, here we are- that's my crib – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  2. He will find all the tools he wants, and those shingles we tore off that old corn- crib will answer his purpose better than new ones, because they are old and weather- beaten, and look just like the wood in the forest. – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
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