crick crick  /ˈkrɪk/


  1. (n) a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
  2. (n) English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
  3. (v) twist (a body part) into a strained position


  1. Former Husker Crick Ready for U.S. Open

    Brandon Crick is living out his life long dream. The former University of Nebraska star qualified for the 113th U.S. Open on Monday.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: KOLN Lincoln

  2. Personality Test: Curt Wootton

    By Tribune-Review Whether he’s hollering at the kids for playing “dahn the crick” too long or mocking his Ravens-loving neighbor, Pittsburgh Dad oozes Yinzer. He loves his ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News


  1. "I think you understand the burden of trying to carry a little extra load. At the same time, you've got to relax and do what you do," said Drew. "I had a pretty severe crick in my neck on Wednesday and was going to try to get in the lineup...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: JD Drew Source:

  2. "It was he . . . who taught Francis Crick about DNA, his photograph that inspired James Watson," Ridley said. "But later, it was he who finally proved the double helix correct."
    on Oct 6, 2004 By: Matt Ridley Source: Washington Post

  3. "It's not an option for us English players since we tour in winters and play county cricket during summer. Lancashire and the England and Wales Crick\et Board have looked after me well and my concern is to get on the field for them," Flintoff said.
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Andrew Flintoff Source: The Statesman

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