Crumb brush, a brush for sweeping crumbs from a table.To a crum, with great exactness; completely.

(Crumb), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crumbed (kr?md); p. pr. & vb. n. Crumbing ] To break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread. [Written also crum.]

(Crumb"cloth`) n. A cloth to be laid under a dining table to receive falling fragments, and keep the carpet or floor clean. [Written also crumcloth.]

(Crum"ble) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crumbled (-b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Crumbling ] [Dim. of crumb, v. t., akin to D. krimelen G. krmeln.] To break into small pieces; to cause to fall in pieces.

He with his bare wand can unthread thy joints,
And crumble all thy sinews.

(Crum"ble), v. i. To fall into small pieces; to break or part into small fragments; hence, to fall to decay or ruin; to become disintegrated; to perish.

If the stone is brittle, it will crumble and pass into the form of gravel.

The league deprived of its principal supports must soon crumble to pieces.

(Crum"bly) a. Easily crumbled; friable; brittle. "The crumbly soil." Hawthorne.

(Cru"me*nal) n. [L. crumena purse.] A purse. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.

(Crum"ma*ble) a. Capable of being crumbed or broken into small pieces.

(Crum"my) a.

1. Full of crumb or crumbs.

2. Soft, as the crumb of bread is; not crusty.

(Crump) a. [AS. crumb stooping, bent down; akin to OHG. chrumb, G. krumm, Dan. krum, D. krom, and E. cramp.]

1. Crooked; bent. [Obs.]

Crooked backs and crump shoulders.
Jer. Taylor.

2. Hard or crusty; dry baked; as, a crump loaf. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Hallivell.

(Crump"et) n. [Prob. from W. crempog, crammwgth, a pancake or fritter.] A kind of large, thin muffin or cake, light and spongy, and cooked on a griddle or spider.

(Crum"ple) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crumpled (-p'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Crumpling ] [Dim. fr. crump, a.] To draw or press into wrinkles or folds; to crush together; to rumple; as, to crumple paper.

They crumpled it into all shapes, and diligently scanned every wrinkle that could be made.

(Crum"ple), v. i. To contract irregularly; to show wrinkles after being crushed together; as, leaves crumple.

(Crump"y) a. Brittle; crisp. Wright.

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.

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