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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cribbage  \Crib"bage\  (kr?b"?j),  n.  [From  {Crib},  v.  t.,  2.] 
  A  game  of  cards,  played  by  two  or  four  persons,  in  which 
  there  is  a  crib.  (See  {Crib},  11.)  It  is  characterized  by  a 
  great  variety  of  chances. 
 
  A  man's  fancy  would  be  summed  up  in  cribbage.  --John 
  Hall. 
 
  {Cribbage  board},  a  board  with  holes  and  pegs,  used  by 
  cribbage  players  to  score  their  game. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cribbage 
  n  :  a  card  game  in  which  each  player  is  dealt  6  cards  and 
  discards  one  or  two  to  make  up  the  crib  [syn:  {crib}] 




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