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Meaning of CRIBBLE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Crib"ble\ (kr?b"b'l), n. [F. crible, LL. criblus sieve,
    fr. L. cribrum.]
    1. A coarse sieve or screen.
    
    2. Coarse flour or meal. [Obs.] --Johnson.
    
    
  2. \Crib"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cribbled} (-b'ld); p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Cribbling} (-bl?ng).] [Cf. F. cribler.]
    To cause to pass through a sieve or riddle; to sift.
    
    
  3. \Crib"ble\, a.
    Coarse; as, cribble bread. [Obs.] --Huloet.
    
    
 

 

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