And as soon as our supper dishes were washed we went inside to our lantern and our game of cribbage.
Miss West and I abandoned our rubber of cribbage and hastened on deck.
He was a noted gambler, and has the distinction of being the inventor of the game of cribbage.
In the evening he came in again to have a game of cribbage with Mrs. Caldwell.
cribbage was Hatchett's one passion, unless another was—beating the Indians.
Her knowledge of the mysteries of cribbage extended no further.
There was no cribbage player round, and Peter himself sat across deeply immersed in a magazine.
Until one evening, with a stifled sigh, she murmured the word, cribbage!
During the remainder of the day, between games of cribbage, Cousin Egbert and I discussed the venture.
"The only thing that settles his nerves is cribbage," he explained.
the card game, 1620s, probably from crib "set of cards thrown from each player's hand," of uncertain origin, though this word is later than the game name.