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]

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  • 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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aquatint — Synonyms and related words: autolithograph, block, block print, cerography, chalcography, chromolithograph, color print, copperplate, copperplate print, crayon engraving, cribbling, cut, drypoint, engravement, engraving, etching, graphotype,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • drypoint — Synonyms and related words: aquatint, cerography, chalcography, crayon engraving, cribbling, etching, intaglio, metal cut, mezzotint, photoengraving, plate engraving, pyrogravure, relief method, steel engraving, wood engraving, woodburning,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • etching — Synonyms and related words: abstract art, aquatint, art, art form, artist, arts and crafts, arts of design, autolithograph, block, block print, burr, calligraphy, cave art, ceramics, cerography, chalcography, chiseling, chromolithograph, color… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intaglio — Synonyms and related words: anaglyph, aquatint, bas relief, boss, burin, cameo, cameo glass, cast, cavo rilievo, cerography, chalcography, crayon engraving, cribbling, cut glass, die, drypoint, embossment, engraving tool, etching, etching ball,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • photoengraving — Synonyms and related words: albertype, aquatint, book printing, cerography, chalcography, chromotypography, chromotypy, chromoxylography, collotype, color printing, crayon engraving, cribbling, drypoint, electronography, electrostatic printing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • woodcut — Synonyms and related words: act drop, aquatint, asbestos, asbestos board, autolithograph, backdrop, batten, block, block print, border, cerography, chalcography, chromolithograph, cloth, color print, copperplate, copperplate print, coulisse,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

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