Crumble Crum"ble (kr[u^]m"b'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crumbled} (kr[u^]m"b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crumbling} (kr[u^]m"bl[i^]ng).] [Dim. of crumb, v. t., akin to D. kruimelen G. kr["u]meln.] To break into small pieces; to cause to fall in pieces. [1913 Webster]

He with his bare wand can unthread thy joints, And crumble all thy sinews. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • crumbled — adj. broken into small fragments; as, crumbled cookies. Syn: fragmented. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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