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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 crib /ˈkrɪb/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 crib /ˈkrɪb/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crib n.
 1. A manger or rack; a feeding place for animals.
    The steer lion at one crib shall meet.   --Pope.
 2. A stall for oxen or other cattle.
    Where no oxen are, the crib is clean.   --Prov. xiv. 4.
 3. A small inclosed bedstead or cot for a child.
 4. A box or bin, or similar wooden structure, for storing grain, salt, etc.; as, a crib for corn or oats.
 5. A hovel; a hut; a cottage.
 Why rather, Sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, . . .
 Than in the perfumed chambers of the great?   --Shak.
 6. Mining A structure or frame of timber for a foundation, or for supporting a roof, or for lining a shaft.
 7. A structure of logs to be anchored with stones; -- used for docks, pier, dams, etc.
 8. A small raft of timber. [Canada]
 9. A small theft; anything purloined; a plagiarism; hence, a translation or key, etc., to aid a student in preparing or reciting his lessons. [Colloq.]
    The Latin version technically called a crib.   --Ld. Lytton.
    Occasional perusal of the Pagan writers, assisted by a crib.   --Wilkie Collins.
 10. A miner's luncheon. [Cant]
 11. Card Playing The discarded cards which the dealer can use in scoring points in cribbage.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crib, v. i.
 1. To crowd together, or to be confined, as in a crib or in narrow accommodations. [R.]
    Who sought to make . . . bishops to crib in a Presbyterian trundle bed.   --Gauden.
 2. To make notes for dishonest use in recitation or examination. [College Cant]
 3. To seize the manger or other solid object with the teeth and draw in wind; -- said of a horse.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: baby bed with high sides [syn: cot]
      2: a literal translation used in studying a foreign language
         (often used illicitly) [syn: pony, trot]
      3: a card game in which each player is dealt 6 cards and
         discards one or two to make up the crib [syn: cribbage]
      v 1: use a crib, as in an exam
      2: take unauthorized (intellectual material)
      3: line with beams or planks; "crib a construction hole"
      [also: cribbing, cribbed]