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Etymology

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

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Noun

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creek

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  1. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A small inlet or bay, narrower and extending further into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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

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