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crumbs  


      interj  
Slang   an expression of dismay or surprise  
     (C20: euphemistic for Christ!)  
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crumb  
      n  
1    a small fragment of bread, cake, or other baked foods  
2    a small piece or bit  
crumbs of information     
3    the soft inner part of bread  
4    Slang   a contemptible person  
      vb  
5    tr   to prepare or cover (food) with breadcrumbs  
6    to break into small fragments  
      adj  
7    (esp. of pie crusts) made with a mixture of biscuit crumbs, sugar, etc.  
     (Old English cruma; related to Middle Dutch krome, Middle High German krume, Latin grumus heap of earth)  
  crumber      n  

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crumb  

  
atom, bit, grain, mite, morsel, particle, scrap, shred, sliver, snippet, soupçon, speck  

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crumby, crus, crumber

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