Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


They will not be 'cribbed, cabined, and confined' within a province or an island.

What do you mean by keeping them there 'cribbed, cabined, and confined'?

Why should that gifted creature be cribbed, cabined, and confined in this way?

The instant I read those essays, I discovered that your work was cribbed.

My gold has been stolen, and your chum is the man who has cribbed it.

Long bit of poetry about it in the guide-book, cribbed from Wordsworth or somebody.

Of course, now if I hand 'em in the old rhinoceros will think I cribbed 'em.

Arriving here, he found himself "cribbed, cabined and confined."

Thus was the governor general "cribbed, cabined and confined."

I wonder if I have cribbed that last sentence from Chamber of Commerce literature.