Meaning of cribbing


Pronunciation: (krib'ing), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledan injurious habit in which a horse bites its manger and as a result swallows air.
    1. a timber lining, closely spaced, as in a shaft or raise.
    2. pieces of timber for lining a shaft, raise, etc.
  2. a system of cribs, as for retaining earth or for a building or the like being moved or having its foundations rebuilt.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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