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


He took another bit of cake and crumbed that up as he had the first.

After this third course Dolly removed everything and crumbed the table.

Alas, there was a waitress who crumbed the table and brought in dessert.

Stale cake, crumbed fine, in place of bread, is an improvement.

Roll in flour; or they can be egged and crumbed like croquettes.

It also refers to balls of minced meat, egged, crumbed, and fried until crisp.

"Take them off when you do the last plates before the table is crumbed," said her aunt.

The slices can be egged and crumbed before frying, and are nicer than when merely floured.

Loaf may be served cold in slices, or dipped in egg, and crumbed, and baked as cutlets.

Make two rough paper cases, butter each liberally, and very carefully lay each sweetbread in one, crumbed side uppermost.