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

 crumb /ˈkrʌm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crumb n.   [Written also crum.]
 1. A small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off.
    Desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table.   --Luke xvi. 21.
 2.  Fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort.
 3.  The soft part of bread.
 Dust unto dust, what must be, must;
 If you can't get crumb, you'd best eat crust.   --Old Song.
 Crumb brush, a brush for sweeping crumbs from a table.
 To a crum, with great exactness; completely.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crumb, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crumbed p. pr. & vb. n. Crumbing ] To break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread. [Written also crum.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a very small quantity of something; "he gave only a crumb of
           information about his plans"; "there were few crumbs of
           comfort in the report"
      2: a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible;
         "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the
         bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call
         a contemptible person a `git'" [syn: rotter, dirty dog,
          rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, lowlife,
          scum bag, so-and-so, git]
      3: small piece of e.g. bread or cake
      v 1: coat with bread crumbs; "crumb a cutlet"
      2: break into crumbs
      3: remove crumbs from; "crumb the table"