- to practice cribbing.
Origin of crib-bite
1835–45; back formation from crib-biting, crib-biter; see cribbing
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Examples from the Web for crib-biting
It answers the threefold purpose, to prevent biting, crib-biting, and wind-sucking.Domestic Animals
Richard L. Allen
- a harmful habit of horses in which the animal leans on the manger or seizes it with the teeth and swallows a gulp of air