crumb

Part of speech: verb

To break into small pieces; crumble.

Part of speech: noun

A small bit, as of bread; a morsel.

Part of speech: noun

The soft inner part of a loaf.

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Usage examples "crumb":

  1. They finished the last tiny crumb, and stood up. - "Captain Jim", Mary Grant Bruce.
  2. There are places where you see him actively in pursuit of one, as when Markheim stops the clock with 'an interjected finger, ' or when John Silver's half- shut, cunning, and cruel eye sparkles 'like a crumb of glass. - "My Contemporaries In Fiction", David Christie Murray.
  3. Give one crumb to the starving wretch, And give one Object to Woman's Heart. - "The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3", Robert H. Newell.