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Cribbage definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CRIBBAGE, n. A game at cards.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two [syn: cribbage, crib]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: 1crib Date: 1630 a card game for two players in which each player tries to form various counting combinations of cards

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a card game for two, three, or four players, in which the dealer may score from the cards in the crib (see CRIB 6b). Phrases and idioms: cribbage-board a board with pegs and holes used for scoring at cribbage. Etymology: 17th c.: orig. unkn.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cribbage Crib"bage (kr?b"?j), n. [From Crib, v. t., 2.] A game of cards, played by two or four persons, in which there is a crib. (See Crib, 11.) It is characterized by a great variety of chances. A man's fancy would be summed up in cribbage. --John Hall. Cribbage board, a board with holes and pegs, used by cribbage players to score their game.



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