cribble

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French crible, Late Latin criblus (sieve).

Noun[edit]

cribble (plural cribbles)

  1. A coarse sieve or screen.
  2. Coarse flour or meal.
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Verb[edit]

cribble (third-person singular simple present cribbles, present participle cribbling, simple past and past participle cribbled)

  1. To pass something through a sieve.

Adjective[edit]

cribble (comparative more cribble, superlative most cribble)

  1. (obsolete) coarse
    cribble bread
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