Definition of Cribbling

1. cribble [v] - See also: cribble



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cribbling

crib mattresses
crib note
crib sheet
crib sheets
cribbage
cribbage board
cribbages
cribbed
cribber
cribbers
cribbing
cribbings
cribble
cribbled
cribbles
cribbling (current term)
cribella
cribellum
crible
criblike
cribra
cribrate
cribration
cribrations
cribriform
cribriform area of the renal papilla
cribriform fascia
cribriform hymen
cribriform plate
cribriform plate of ethmoid bone

Literary usage of Cribbling

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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 ..."

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