cribble

Cribble

Crib"ble\ (kr?b"b'l), n. [F. crible, LL. criblus sieve, fr. L. cribrum.]

1. A coarse sieve or screen.

2. Coarse flour or meal. [Obs.] --Johnson.
Webster's Revised

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.

Cribble

Crib"ble\, a. Coarse; as, cribble bread. [Obs.] --Huloet.
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