Crumb

Definition of Crumb

Pronunciation: krŭmd
n.1.A small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off.
Desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table.
- Luke xvi. 21.
2.Fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort.
3.The soft part of bread.
Dust unto dust, what must be, must;
If you can't get crumb, you'd best eat crust.
- Old Song.
Crumb brush
a brush for sweeping crumbs from a table.
To a crum
with great exactness; completely.
v. t.1.To break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread.
[imp. & p. p. Crumbed (krŭmd); p. pr. & vb. n. Crumbing (krŭm"ĭng).]

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