cribbage board

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cribbage board a board with pegs and regularly spaced holes for holding the pegs; used for keeping the score in a game of cribbage
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cribbage board a board with holes and pegs, used by cribbage players to score their game.
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Usage

In literature:

In this the sixty-one points or holes on the cribbage-board mark the game.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
The whalers have inducted the Eskimo into the art of making cribbage-boards.
"The New North" by Agnes Deans Cameron
Taking one of the little ivory pegs, he stuck it in the starting hole at the end of the cribbage-board.
"Nedra" by George Barr McCutcheon
A visitor to this place is struck by the number of articles made from walrus ivory exposed for sale, chief amongst them being cribbage-boards.
"Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled" by Hudson Stuck
Others were playing dominoes, draughts, backgammon, and cribbage, the boards and appliances all their own work.
"The French Prisoners of Norman Cross A Tale" by Arthur Brown
Cribbage played with cards and a board is said to be essentially an English game.
"Chats on Household Curios" by Fred W. Burgess
These are scored on a cribbage-board, each point being marked as it is made.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
Let us have the cribbage-board, Lucy.
"Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I." by Charles James Lever
After breakfast, the cribbage-board was produced, and for three mortal hours the Commodore kept his peg on the steady march.
"Summer Cruising in the South Seas" by Charles Warren Stoddard
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In news:

Cribbage Board from Shop Scraps.
Cribbage board is made from recycled & or left over pieces from other projects.
A viewer's recent email regarding an appraisal of an Inupiaq cribbage board prompted us to review past appraisals that mentioned Eskimo culture.
Add the perfect finishing touch to a new cribbage board project, or replace missing pegs on an existing board.
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