noun, plural cram·boes.
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Origin of crambo
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Crambo, kram′bo, n. a game in which one gives a word to which another finds a rhyme: rime.
Crabbe says, "Crambo is a play, in rhyming, in which he that repeats a word that was said before forfeits something."
Sir Guy nearly died of Crambo, and was very near taking a Dictionary with him the next time.
Mary says in her second letter: We had a tremendous fit of Crambo again last night from eight to eleven without stopping.
Query, What is the meaning of crambo here, and is it to be met with elsewhere with a similar meaning?