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Meaning of "cribbage" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRIBBAGE

Of uncertain origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRIBBAGE

cribbage  [ˈkrɪbɪdʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRIBBAGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cribbage is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRIBBAGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

cribbage

Cribbage

Cribbage, or crib, is a card game traditionally for two players, but commonly played with three, four, or more, that involves playing and grouping cards in combinations which gain points. Cribbage has several distinctive features: the cribbage board used for scorekeeping, the eponymous crib or box, two distinct scoring stages and a unique scoring system including points for groups of cards that total fifteen.

Definition of cribbage in the English dictionary

The definition of cribbage in the dictionary is a game of cards for two to four, in which players try to win a set number of points before their opponents Often shortened to: crib.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRIBBAGE


advantage
ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ
age
eɪdʒ
ambage
ˈæmbɪdʒ
average
ˈævərɪdʒ
Babbage
ˈbæbɪdʒ
bridge
brɪdʒ
Burbage
ˈbɜːbɪdʒ
cabbage
ˈkæbɪdʒ
carbage
ˈkɑːbɪdʒ
college
ˈkɒlɪdʒ
coverage
ˈkʌvərɪdʒ
cubage
ˈkjuːbɪdʒ
damage
ˈdæmɪdʒ
garbage
ˈɡɑːbɪdʒ
herbage
ˈhɜːbɪdʒ
heritage
ˈhɛrɪtɪdʒ
image
ˈɪmɪdʒ
knowledge
ˈnɒlɪdʒ
language
ˈlæŋɡwɪdʒ
tubage
ˈtjuːbɪdʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRIBBAGE

criant
crib
crib death
crib-biter
crib-biting
crib-wall
cribbage board
cribbed
cribber
cribbing
cribble
cribella
cribellar
cribellum
cribrate
cribration
cribriform
cribrose
cribrous
cribwork

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRIBBAGE

Chinese cabbage
drumhead cabbage
garage
home page
in this day and age
marriage
massage
message
mortgage
on the same page
package
page
pak-choi cabbage
pe-tsai cabbage
red cabbage
reportage
skunk cabbage
stage
turnip cabbage
wild cabbage

Synonyms and antonyms of cribbage in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cribbage» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRIBBAGE

Find out the translation of cribbage to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cribbage from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cribbage» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

纸牌
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

siete y medio
570 millions of speakers

English

cribbage
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गेम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكريبج
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

крибиджа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cribbage
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রিবেজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cribbage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cribbage
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cribbage
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クリベッジ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

크리비지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cribbage
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cribbage
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிரிப்பேஜ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पाणबुडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bir tür iskambil oyunu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cribbage
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cribbage
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Крібідж
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cribbage
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cribbage
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cribbage
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cribbage
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cribbage
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cribbage

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIBBAGE»

The term «cribbage» is regularly used and occupies the 102.657 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIBBAGE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cribbage

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRIBBAGE»

Discover the use of cribbage in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cribbage and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Killer Cribbage
The irresistible combination of skill and luck as you race around the board has drawn people to cribbage for centuries. Now, Dan Barlow helps players reach the next level by taking them on a guided journey through the game.
Dan Barlow, 2009
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Winning Cribbage Tips
Get on the fast-track to more successful cribbage play with 50 expert tips, arranged progressively by difficulty.
Dan Barlow, 2004
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Play Cribbage to Win
Highlights include instructive quizzes... [and] a fascinating look into [the] hands of a simple game. This engrossing volume is a must-read....Study it well and you’ll surely have your next opponent on ‘his heels.’”—Games.
Dan Barlow, 2000
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Cribbage: How to Play and Win
This book, in two parts, first introduces the game to those who have never played it before and then explains its intricacies to more experienced players and gives guidance on improving the chances of winning.
Frank Buttler, Simon Buttler, 2000
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Card Games Properly Explained: Poker, Canasta, Cribbage, Gin ...
Then Card Games Properly Explained is the book for you. Arnold Marks's handbook will teach you not only what you need to know to play the game, but how to play to win.
Arnold Marks, 2013
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Cribbage for Kids
The BEAUTY of this game is that grade school children can play well enough to win over grandparents. This splendid work CRIBBAGE FOR KIDS by Joseph Petrus Wergin is available by mail order from The International Gamester, Ltd.
Joseph P. Wergin, 1990
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Dick's Hand-Book of Cribbage: Containing Full Directions for ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
William Brisbane Dick, 2011
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Veneering, Marquetry and Inlay
The author inlays a separate piece of veneer for each group of holes on his cribbage boards. He glues a photocopy of the pattern onto the board as a guide for mortising and to align the inlays in the S pattern. An identical photocopy is cut up, ...
Fine Woodworking Magazine Editors, Fine Woodworking, 1996
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Cribbage Boards, 1863-1998
Cribbage boards are illustrated in over 350 color photos with text explaining variations in form, scoring, and materials of construction.
Bette L. Bemis, 1999
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How to Cheat at Cribbage: With Quotations from William ...
This short tongue-in-cheek novelty book describes thirty-one techniques for cheating in a four-handed game of Cribbage.
Jeffrey O. Haseltine, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRIBBAGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cribbage is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ferguson, Thomas Frank
He was especially impressed with Brent's cribbage skills. He serenaded Jamie each year on her birthday with the Marine Corps Hymn. «Helena Independent Record, Jul 15»
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FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
Solano 29ers Cribbage Club 6:30 p.m., Leisure Town Clubhouse, 100 Sequoia Drive, Vacaville. Learn and play cribbage with members of the ... «Fairfield Daily Republic, Jul 15»
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Rare eye disease sends volunteer on genealogical quest
Yesterday we had a pity party because we hit a dead end (on a branch of family history), so we had ice cream and played cribbage. It was the ... «DesMoinesRegister.com, Jul 15»
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Central Wisconsin GO! calendar
Cribbage, 6:30 p.m., Apple Valley Bar and Grill, 415 W. Highway 10, Neillsville. 715-743-4900. Bingo, 7 p.m., Marshfield Eagles Club, 1104 S. «Stevenspointjournal, Jul 15»
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What's happening Wednesday in the north state
Chico Cribbage Club: 7:30 p.m. American Cribbage Congress rules apply. Eagles Hall, 1940 Mulberry St. $6 a session. 343-7218. Second ... «Chico Enterprise-Record, Jul 15»
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Battlefords to host Saskatchewan 55+ Provincial Games in 2016
Plans are to include 18 events: golf, bowling, contract bridge, cribbage, pickleball, ice curling, Kaiser, poetry and short story writing, swimming, ... «The Battlefords News-Optimist, Jul 15»
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Save the Date | Health, helping others and more events in the Myrtle …
CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT, 756-1795. Every Thursday, Little River area. Call for information. DISABLED VETERANS CONWAY CHAPTER 57, ... «Myrtle Beach Sun News, Jul 15»
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Durham News
Weekly cribbage. The Durham Eureka Community Center, corner of Route 9 and Route 136, hosts cribbage every Tuesday from 9 a.m.-noon. «KeepMEcurrent.com, Jul 15»
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From the Branch - July 8
Our cribbage players were at it again last Saturday and the winners were;1th. Alma and Carol, 2nd. Jeanette and Louis 3rd., Reg and John and ... «Wawa-news.com, Jul 15»
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Datebook: Your guide to area meetings and events
... Thursdays, 1 p.m.; shuffleboard/cribbage/rummikub, Fridays, 1 to 2:30 p.m.; pool, Fridays, 1 p.m.; 323 10th St., Honesdale. 570-253-4262. «Scranton Times-Tribune, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cribbage [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cribbage>. Jul 2019 ».
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