a card game for two players that can be played by three or four, in which the object is to form various combinations that count for points: the score is traditionally kept by moving pegs on a small board (cribbage board)
Origin of cribbagefrom crib + -age
A card game for from two to four players in which the score is kept by inserting small pegs into holes arranged in rows on a small board.
Origin of cribbageFrom crib
- (card games) A point-counting card game for two players, with variants for three or four players; the cribbage board used for scoring to 61 or 121 points in numerous small increments is characteristic.