from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A resort or breeding-place of crabs.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The volume of progressive crabbery and moping lately has been staggering -- otherwise sane progressives vowing to not vote in 2012, or to somehow conjure up a viable primary challenger to run against the president.
Okay, now for the crabbery: Molly is very put out that I wouldn't let her copy my homework.