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Crib (A)

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Slang for a house or dwelling, as a “Stocking Crib” (i.e. a hosiery), a “Thimble Crib” (i.e. a silversmith’s). Crib is an ox-stall. (Anglo-Saxon, crib, a stall, a bed, etc.)

“Where no oxen are, the crib is clean.”—Prov. xiv. 4.

A child’s crib is a child’s bed. (See preceding column.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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