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crumbling


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crumble  \Crum"ble\  (kr?m"b'l),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Crumbled} 
  (-b'ld);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Crumbling}  (-bl?ng).]  [Dim.  of 
  crumb,  v.  t.,  akin  to  D.  krimelen  G.  kr?meln.] 
  To  break  into  small  pieces;  to  cause  to  fall  in  pieces. 
 
  He  with  his  bare  wand  can  unthread  thy  joints,  And 
  crumble  all  thy  sinews.  --Milton. 




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