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noun as in tiny bit, morsel

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He accomplished it while working under an amateur contract — crumbs compared with what full professionals earn in Germany.

The extra-height lift lever makes it safe to remove bread from the hot appliance, and a slide-out crumb tray helps keep things clean.

It offers six auto-cook modes, a digital timer, and manual controls, and it comes with a removable pan and crumb tray for extra flexibility.

Add the crumbs and cook, stirring frequently, until golden and crisp, 3 to 5 minutes.

Add the melted butter and vanilla and process until the crumbs are uniformly damp, about 30 seconds more.

I pictured demonlike New York pigeons eating garbage and creating mayhem around a single crumb of bread.

In a formal mood, we may even use a fork to eat a slice of cake, crumb by crumb.

Pour the mixture onto the crumb base and place the tin on a cookie sheet.

“That day we will have robbed the last piggy bank, drawn the last crumb out from somewhere under the bed,” Simpson told the crowd.

The rats ate up every crumb, regardless of the significance.

I had not a crumb of food saved up, as did those who were posted; but as I was ill at the time, my appetite was feeble.

The move, although skilfully planned, was baffled by the quick wit of Robin the Crumb-cracker, the blacksmith's apprentice.

Know that he is a man who has thus far gone share and share to the last crumb with his people, and will.

When the room had been cleared of the greedy geese, every one went on eating, until not even a crumb was left on the table.

He fitted them together carefully, gaining a crumb of security from the act.


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On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crumb, such as: atom, dab, dash, dram, drop, and grain.

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