Crib-biting
Crib-biting \Crib"-bit`ing\ (kr?b"b?t`?ng), n. Same as {Cribbing}, 4. [1913 Webster]

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  • crib biting — n. a habit that some horses have of biting wood, as the stall door or feeding trough, and at the same time swallowing air crib bite vi. crib bit, crib bitten crib bit crib biting * * * …   Universalium

  • crib biting — n. a habit that some horses have of biting wood, as the stall door or feeding trough, and at the same time swallowing air crib bite vi. crib bit, crib bitten crib bit crib biting …   English World dictionary

  • crib biting — n CRIBBING …   Medical dictionary

  • crib-biting — crib bit·ing (krĭbʹbī tĭng) n. An injurious habit of horses in which they bite at the edge of a feed trough or other object and swallow air at the same time. * * * …   Universalium

  • crib-biting — crib bit·ing (kribґbīt ing) cribbing …   Medical dictionary

  • crib-biting — noun a repetitive habit of some horses involving biting and chewing of wood in the stable …   English new terms dictionary

  • crib biting — noun Date: 1831 cribbing 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crib-biting — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) : the habit of some horses of making peculiar movements with the head, gnawing at the manger or other object with the teeth, and slobbering and salivating while so doing called also cribbing; compare wind sucking …   Useful english dictionary

  • crib-bite — crib biter, n. /krib buyt /, v.i., crib bit, crib bitten or crib bit, crib biting. Vet. Med. to practice cribbing. [1835 45; back formation from crib biting, crib biter; see CRIBBING] * * * …   Universalium

  • crib|bing — «KRIHB ihng», noun. 1. = crib biting. (Cf. ↑crib biting) 2. a mining crib. 3. the pieces of timber forming the lining of a shaft. 4. Informal. cheating; plagiarism: »Cribbing is of two distinctly different kinds: Copying the work of another… …   Useful english dictionary

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