Cribbled
Cribble Crib"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cribbled} (-b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cribbling} (-bl?ng).] [Cf. F. cribler.] To cause to pass through a sieve or riddle; to sift. [1913 Webster]

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  • cribbled — adjective : having a surface pattern composed of small round holes or dots; specifically : criblé …   Useful english dictionary

  • cribble — I. ˈkribəl noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French crible, from Late Latin criblum, alteration of Latin cribrum more at cribellum 1. : sieve, strainer 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cribble — Crib ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cribbled} ( b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cribbling} ( bl?ng).] [Cf. F. cribler.] To cause to pass through a sieve or riddle; to sift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cribbling — Cribble Crib ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cribbled} ( b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cribbling} ( bl?ng).] [Cf. F. cribler.] To cause to pass through a sieve or riddle; to sift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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