Definition of Cribbling
1. cribble [v] - See also: cribble
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cribbling
Literary usage of Cribbling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"... as "petty pilfering of minutes,"4 "snatching a few minutes,"5 or, aa the labourers technically called them, "nibbling and cribbling at meal times. ..."
2. The Working-class Movement in America by Edward Bibbins Aveling (1888)
"stealing on time" is the " nibbling and cribbling of time " denounced in England by Leonard Horner. (See " Capital," p. 226.) (c) Intensification of Labour. ..."
3. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"It sometimes happens that cribbling horses swallow enough air on feeding to produce bloating, and it is claimed that this may also occur if these ..."