crick

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

crick (plural cricks)

  1. A painful muscular cramp or spasm of some part of the body, as of the neck or back, making it difficult to move the part affected. (Compare catch.)
  2. A small jackscrew.
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Verb[edit]

crick (third-person singular simple present cricks, present participle cricking, simple past and past participle cricked)

  1. to violently spasm.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

crick (plural cricks)

  1. (Appalachian) Alternative form of creek.

Etymology 3[edit]

See creak.

Noun[edit]

crick (plural cricks)

  1. The creaking of a door, or a noise resembling it.
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