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 for Cribbed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crib \Crib\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cribbed (kr[i^]bd); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Cribbing.]
     1. To shut up or confine in a narrow habitation; to cage; to
        cramp.
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              If only the vital energy be not cribbed or cramped.
                                                    --I. Taylor.
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              Now I am cabin'd, cribbed, confined.  --Shak.
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     2. To pilfer or purloin; hence, to steal from an author; to
        appropriate; to plagiarize; as, to crib a line from
        Milton. [Colloq.]
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              Child, being fond of toys, cribbed the necklace.
                                                    --Dickens.
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