crum
Crumb Crumb (kr[u^]m), n. [AS. cruma, akin to D. kruim, G. krume; cf. G. krauen to scratch, claw.] [Written also {crum}.] 1. A small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off. [1913 Webster]

Desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table. --Luke xvi. 21. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort. [1913 Webster]

3. The soft part of bread. [1913 Webster]

Dust unto dust, what must be, must; If you can't get crumb, you'd best eat crust. --Old Song. [1913 Webster]

{Crumb brush}, a brush for sweeping crumbs from a table.

{To a crum}, with great exactness; completely. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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