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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Crumble

CRUMBLE, verb transitive [G.] To break into small pieces; to divide into minute parts.

CRUMBLE, verb intransitive

1. To fall into small pieces; to break or part into small fragments.

I a stone is brittle, it will crumble into gravel.

2. To fall into decay; to perish; as, our flesh shall crumble into dust.