Definitions for "Crambo"
Keywords:  rhyme, knack, strutt, congreve, stuarts
A game in which one person gives a word, to which another finds a rhyme.
A word rhyming with another word.
Crambo is an old rhyming game which, according to Strutt, was played as early as the 14th century under the name of the ABC of Aristotle. In the days of the Stuarts it was very popular, and is frequently mentioned in the writings of the time. Thus Congreve's Love for Love, i. 1, contains the passage, "Get the Maids to Crambo in an Evening, and learn the knack of Rhyming."