She cribbed a line or two from her favorite poet.
students cribbing off each other's papers
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According to myth, when Hercules was still an infant, his mischievous stepmother, Hera, sent two snakes into his crib to kill him, but baby Hercules handily defeated them.
Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 Oct. 2022 Joshua had managed to climb out of his crib and fall, and a concerned Brian monitored him closely for any signs of a concussion.
Julie Mazziotta, PEOPLE.com, 7 Mar. 2022 One of those parents, Milwaukee resident Jenna Millner, started using Meinel's services when her toddler son kept crawling out of his crib in the middle of the night, woke up too early and wouldn't take naps.
Samantha Hendrickson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1 Mar. 2022 The farm has u-pick pumpkins, a five-acre corn maze, a kiddie corn maze, a cotton pit, a corn crib, a playground area with straw mountain and slides, concessions and more.The Courier-Journal, 19 Sep. 2022 These days her life is abundant with showbiz success: a classy crib, bespoke designer jacket, accented by bling-tastic jewelry, and big-rimmed retro ‘80s vibe spectacles.
Seven Graham, Los Angeles Times, 16 Sep. 2022 As your little one grows, this piece grows with them transforming from a crib to a toddler bed to a daybed to a full-size bed.
Jamie Spain, Good Housekeeping, 13 Sep. 2022 Emery recently graduated from a crib to a bed, and Kyla is enrolled in a variety of sports.New York Times, 30 June 2022 In the sweet clip, Spencer stands up in his crib in the morning and repeatedly waves and says hello to his shadow on the wall.
Georgia Slater, Peoplemag, 5 Sep. 2022
With travelers continuing to seek intimate experiences as the world reopens, diminutive properties that crib on the craftsmanship of European inns, Italian agriturismos, and Japanese ryokans are poised for their moment.
Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 8 Nov. 2022 To crib an infamous line from Charlie Strong, the cake is baked for Choice.
Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, 18 July 2022 Now, the quarterback he was traded for has put his California crib up for sale.
Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, 15 June 2022 One good way to gauge a track's possible inclusion is to peek at Mario Kart Tour's available tracks, which also crib heavily from the series' past.
Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 18 Mar. 2022 The finished product ought to crib styling cues from its forebear without recycling its looks.
Gregory Fink, Car and Driver, 23 Feb. 2022 Stief and Zames have effectively—to crib some tech lingo—narrowed the discovery funnel.
Sean Santiago, ELLE Decor, 18 Feb. 2022 That will increase security — test-takers can’t crib an answer from someone else — but could raise questions about how to fairly assess students who are taking different tests.
Teresa Watanabe, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Jan. 2022 That will increase security — test-takers can’t crib an answer from someone else — but could raise questions about how to fairly assess students who are taking different tests.
Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2022 See More
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Middle English, from Old English cribb; akin to Old High German krippa manger, and perhaps to Greek griphos reed basket
First Known Use
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1