crib|work «KRIHB WURK», noun.
work consisting of logs, beams, or the like, arranged in layers at right angles.

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  • Crib talk — or crib speech is pre sleep monologue made by young children while in bed. This starts somewhere around one and a half years and usually ends by about two and a half years of age, though children can continue longer.[1][2] It consists of… …   Wikipedia

  • crib|bing — «KRIHB ihng», noun. 1. = crib biting. (Cf. ↑crib biting) 2. a mining crib. 3. the pieces of timber forming the lining of a shaft. 4. Informal. cheating; plagiarism: »Cribbing is of two distinctly different kinds: Copying the work of another… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crib — • The crib or manger in which the Infant Saviour was laid after his birth is properly that place in the stable or khan where food for domestic animals is put, formed probably of the same material out of which the grotto itself is hewn Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Crib — (kr[i^]b), n. [AS. crybb; akin to OS. kribbja, D. krib, kribbe, Dan. krybbe, G. krippe, and perh. to MHG. krebe basket, G, korb, and E. rip a sort of wicker basket.] [1913 Webster] 1. A manger or rack; a feeding place for animals. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crib-bite — crib biter, n. /krib buyt /, v.i., crib bit, crib bitten or crib bit, crib biting. Vet. Med. to practice cribbing. [1835 45; back formation from crib biting, crib biter; see CRIBBING] * * * …   Universalium

  • Crib Point railway station — Crib Point Station information Code CPT Distance from Flinders Street 71.5 km Operator Metro Trains Melbourne …   Wikipedia

  • crib — [krib] n. [ME & OE, ox stall, couch, akin to Ger krippe, Frank * kripja: basic sense “what is woven or plaited, basket” < IE * grebh < base * ger , to wind, turn, weave; senses of “steal,” etc. < thieves slang < orig. sense “to put in …   English World dictionary

  • crib biting — n. a habit that some horses have of biting wood, as the stall door or feeding trough, and at the same time swallowing air crib bite vi. crib bit, crib bitten crib bit crib biting * * * …   Universalium

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