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crumblings

[kruhm-blingz] /ˈkrʌm blɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
crumbs; crumbled bits.
Origin of crumblings
crumble + -ing1 + -s3
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  • They are found in Ceylon, in Thibet, and in Burmah among the crumblings of primordial rock.

    A Transient Guest Edgar Saltus
  • We understand with difficulty these emigrations, these crumblings into morsels of our mind.

    The Mind and the Brain Alfred Binet

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