Definitions

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  • adj. frequent; numerous

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Frequent; numerous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Near together; frequent; frequently occurring.

Etymologies

Latin creber close set, frequent. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Of the cubs of iniquity, only here and there an individual escapes the crebrous perils of adolescence, develops into the full beast, and occupies a sublime place in history; whereas the genial men of sunshine, plenty as the fair days of summer, pass quietly over from the ruby of life's morning to the sapphire of its evening, too numerous to be written of or distinctly remembered.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 21, July, 1859

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