cribbage board

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noun

a board for keeping score in cribbage, having holes into which pegs are placed to mark the score and progress of the players.

Nearby words

  1. crib death,
  2. crib-bite,
  3. crib-biting,
  4. crib-wall,
  5. cribbage,
  6. cribber,
  7. cribbing,
  8. cribellum,
  9. cribnote,
  10. cribrate

Origin of cribbage board

First recorded in 1775–85

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British Dictionary definitions for cribbage board

cribbage board

noun

a board, with pegs and holes, used for scoring at cribbage
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