creek

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creke, from kryk, from Old Norse kriki[1].

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creek (plural creeks)

  1. (UK, India) A small inlet or bay, narrower and extending farther into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river; the inner part of a port that is used as a dock for small boats.
  2. (Australia, New Zealand, Canada, US) A stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook.
  3. Any turn or winding.

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  1. ^ Entry in Merriam Webster's distionary