from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vicious habit of a horse, consisting in the swallowing of air; -- usually associated with crib-biting, or cribbing. See cribbing, 4.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The noise made by a horse in crib-biting.


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  • Stabling a horse next to one that's cribbing, wind-sucking, weaving or box walking can increase the likelihood of similar behaviour in the other, the study involving 287 horses at nine Hungarian riding schools found. Headlines

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