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n., v. cribbed, crib•bing. n.
cot crib camp bed
In British English, a cot is a bed for a baby. A cot has high sides to prevent the baby from falling out. In American English, a bed like this is called a crib.
In American English, a cot is a narrow bed for an adult. It is made of canvas fitted over a frame, and you can fold it up. You take it with you when you go camping, or you use it as a spare bed at home. In British English, a bed like this is called a camp bed.
Past participle: cribbed
|Noun||1.||crib - baby bed with high sides made of slats|
|2.||crib - a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)|
|3.||crib - a bin or granary for storing grains|
bin - a container; usually has a lid
corncrib - a crib for storing and drying ears of corn
|4.||crib - the cards discarded by players at cribbage|
cribbage, crib - a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two
playing card - one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
|5.||crib - a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two|
crib - the cards discarded by players at cribbage
|Verb||1.||crib - use a crib, as in an exam|
|2.||crib - take unauthorized (intellectual material)|
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
|3.||crib - line with beams or planks; "crib a construction hole"|
line - cover the interior of; "line the gloves"; "line a chimney"
portable crib (US) → cuna f portátil