- crib death,
- cribbage board,
Origin of cribbage
Examples from the Web for cribbage
She took tenderly the hand he stretched to her; and upon these terms they set to work at cribbage.The Virginian|Owen Wister
A game which, when played on Commons, becomes illegal, is the Game of Cribbage.
A few games of cribbage, which he won, yet not too easily, were also a soothing influence.
There was no cribbage player round, and Peter himself sat across deeply immersed in a magazine.The Street of Seven Stars|Mary Roberts Rinehart
He taught me the game of cribbage, and the old game of gold-rush days—solo.I Married a Ranger|Dama Margaret Smith
Word Origin for cribbage
the card game, 1620s, probably from crib "set of cards thrown from each player's hand," of uncertain origin, though this word is later than the game name.