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crib-bite

[krib-bahyt] /ˈkrɪbˌbaɪt/
verb (used without object), crib-bit, crib-bitten or crib-bit, crib-biting. Veterinary Medicine
1.
to practice cribbing.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; back formation from crib-biting, crib-biter; see cribbing
Related forms
crib-biter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for crib-biting

crib-biting

noun
1.
a harmful habit of horses in which the animal leans on the manger or seizes it with the teeth and swallows a gulp of air
Derived Forms
crib-biter, noun
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