Cribbage
Cribbage Crib"bage (kr?b"?j), n. [From {Crib}, v. t., 2.] A game of cards, played by two or four persons, in which there is a crib. (See {Crib}, 11.) It is characterized by a great variety of chances. [1913 Webster]

A man's fancy would be summed up in cribbage. --John Hall. [1913 Webster]

{Cribbage board}, a board with holes and pegs, used by cribbage players to score their game. [1913 Webster]


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