Meaning of 'crib'

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Meaning of ‘crib’

8 definitions found.



a card game, usually for two players, in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two

Example: "We spent the rainy afternoon playing crib."

Synonyms: cribbage


the cards discarded by players at cribbage

Example: "I put the ace of hearts in the crib."


baby bed with high sides made of slats

Example: "We put the newborn in the crib."

Synonyms: cot


a bin or granary for storing grains

Example: "The farm had a plastic crib for the oats."


to line with beams or planks

Example: "I cribbed a construction hole."


to take unauthorized intellectual material

Example: "I cribbed the author's notes, making few changes of my own."


to use a crib, as in an exam

Example: "I cribbed on my English exam."


a home or place to live

Example: "Do you have a nice crib?"

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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