- a timber lining, closely spaced, as in a shaft or raise.
- pieces of timber for lining a shaft, raise, etc.
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You know a movie script is special when you catch yourself cribbing heavily from its dialogue in everyday conversation.Harold Ramis’s ‘Groundhog Day’ Is About as Perfect as a Movie Gets|Malcolm Jones|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gibbs' cribbing: "milk," "bread," "eggs," "hope," and "change."
The dam was completed, booms and cribbing placed, ledges blasted out well within the six months' period set for those operations.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
When the Central Branch Railroad was built, the company took corn of settlers in payment for lands, cribbing it by the road.Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler|Pardee Butler
It was shored up with tamarac poles and when the camp was abandoned Paul pulled up this cribbing.The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan|W. B. Laughead
"Cribbing," often excused by people who do not stop to think, is the small beginning of a big evil.A Girl's Student Days and After|Jeannette Marks
He slowly raised up his eyes, shame-facedly, like a schoolboy detected cribbing, when the master steals up behind.Murder Point|Coningsby Dawson