from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who cribs from others; a plagiarist.
- n. A horse that has the habit of cribbing (seizing a solid object with the teeth and drawing in wind).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A horse that has the habit of cribbing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who cribs.
- n. A device which is buckled around a horse's throat to prevent cribbing.
** Possibly signalling a shift in Conor from Dylan cribber to ODB biter?
Sleepyhorn, Milman Mingle, the vote-cribber, on his right; there, on the other, sits Mr. Snivel and Mr. Keepum.
Now there appears in the doorway, the stalworth figure of the vote-cribber, who, with sullen face, advances mechanically toward Tom, pauses and regards him with an air of suspicion.
"Tom is about to leave us," says the old sailor, by way of diverting the vote-cribber's attention.
The vote-cribber continues insensible to the admonition.
Mingle, the vote-cribber, whose broad, savage face looks out at a small guard trap.
"Them's my sentiments -- exactly," interposes the vote-cribber, his burly, scarred face, and crispy red hair and beard, forming a striking picture in the pale light.
Tom has a vote, but declares he will not give it to the vote-cribber's party.
The dead man is Milman Mingle, the vote-cribber, who died of a wound he received at the hands of an antagonist, whom he was endeavoring to "block out" while going to the polls to cast his vote.
"I gave him a few shillings, he followed me to the gate, and left me muttering, 'Go, inquire of the vote-cribber.'"
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