KJV Dictionary Definition: crib


CRIB, n.

1. The manger of a stable, in which oxen and cows feed. In America, it is distinguished from a rack for horses.

Where no oxen are, the crib is clean. Proverbs 14.

The manger for other beasts.

The ass knoweth his masters crib. Isaiah 1.

2. A small habitation or cottage.

3. A stall for oxen.

4. A case or box in salt works.

5. A small building, raised on posts, for storing Indian corn.

CRIB, v.t. To shut or confine in a narrow habitation; to cage.


CRIBBED, pp. Shut up; confined; caged.