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Pronunciation: (krib'ing), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cribbing.html on line 71 [key]
n.
1. Vet. Med.Also called crib-biting, wind-sucking. an injurious habit in which a horse bites its manger and as a result swallows air.
2. Mining.
a. a timber lining, closely spaced, as in a shaft or raise.
b. pieces of timber for lining a shaft, raise, etc.
3. Building Trades, Civ. Engin.a system of cribs, as for retaining earth or for a building or the like being moved or having its foundations rebuilt.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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