Cribbage board
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Cribbage Board — Cribbage A device for scoring utilizing pegs …   The official rules of card games glossary

  • cribbage-board — cribbˈage board noun A scoring board for cribbage, with holes for pegs • • • Main Entry: ↑cribbage …   Useful english dictionary

  • cribbage board — noun a board with pegs and regularly spaced holes for holding the pegs; used for keeping the score in a game of cribbage • Hypernyms: ↑board, ↑gameboard …   Useful english dictionary

  • cribbage board — a board for keeping score in cribbage, having holes into which pegs are placed to mark the score and progress of the players. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • cribbage board — /ˈkrɪbɪdʒ bɔd/ (say kribij bawd) noun a board with numbered holes in rows, into which pegs may be inserted to indicate the score in a cribbage game …   Australian English dictionary

  • cribbage board — noun The surface on which cribbage is played …   Wiktionary

  • Cribbage (strategy) — Cribbage, or crib, is a card game where points are scored for holding certain combinations of cards and for playing the cards in a certain order. Contents 1 Strategy 1.1 Throwing your hand 1.2 Throwing defensively to the crib …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cribbage — [krib′ij΄] n. [< CRIB + AGE] a card game for two players that can be played by three or four, in which the object is to form various combinations that count for points: the score is traditionally kept by moving pegs on a small board (cribbage… …   English World dictionary

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