Crib

Crib may also refer to:

  • Nativity scene, a depiction of the birth of Jesus as described in the gospels of Matthew and Luke
  • Box crib, a wooden frame used to stabilise a heavy object during a rescue, jacking, construction or moving operation
  • Crib (cryptanalysis), a sample of known plaintext in codebreaking
  • Crib pier, built with supporting columns constructed like log cabins
  • Crib barn, a popular type of barn found throughout the U.S. south and southeast regions
  • Crib sheet, a cheat sheet or concise set of notes for quick reference
  • Corn crib, a granary for drying and storing corn
  • Cribbage, a card game
  • Cribbing (horse), a bad habit of some horses
  • CrossCribb, a card game
  • Manger, a trough or box to hold food for animals
  • Bach (New Zealand), a modest beach house
  • Timber crib dam, a wooden dam built using cribs.
  • Water crib, an offshore structure that supplies water to an onshore pumping station

Famous quotes containing the word crib:

    When I pitched headforemost into the world I landed in the crib of Negroism.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)

    Within his crib is surest ward,
    This little babe will be thy guard,
    If thou wilt foil thy foes with joy,
    Then flit not from this heavenly boy.
    Robert Southwell (1561?–1595)