cribbing

noun crib·bing \ ˈkri-biŋ \

Definition of cribbing

1 : material for use in making a crib
2 : a vice of horses in which they grasp a solid object (such as a stall door) with their teeth and gulp air

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First Known Use of cribbing

1841

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cribbing

noun crib·bing \ ˈkrib-iŋ \

medical Definition of cribbing

: a habit of horses in which they grasp a solid object (such as a stall door) with their teeth and gulp air

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