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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crib \Crib\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cribbed (kr[i^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cribbing.] 1. To shut up or confine in a narrow habitation; to cage; to cramp. [1913 Webster] If only the vital energy be not cribbed or cramped. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] Now I am cabin'd, cribbed, confined. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To pilfer or purloin; hence, to steal from an author; to appropriate; to plagiarize; as, to crib a line from Milton. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Child, being fond of toys, cribbed the necklace. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]




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