crib-bite

[krib-bahyt]

verb (used without object), crib-bit, crib-bit·ten or crib-bit, crib-bit·ing. Veterinary Medicine.

to practice cribbing.

Origin of crib-bite

1835–45; back formation from crib-biting, crib-biter; see cribbing
Related formscrib-bit·er, noun
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