crick vs creek :

crick vs creek

crick or creek

Crick is a painful muscular cramp or spasm of some part of the body like the neck and back making it difficult to move the part affected.

Creek is a small inlet or bay narrow and extending further into the land than a cove. It is described as a recess in the shores of the sea or river.

"We can drink and wash our bodies down there by the creek!"

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

  • n  a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    the creek dried up every summer
  • n  any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma
News & Articles

  • Crick Ready for U.S. Open
    Nebraska native and ex-Husker Brandon Crick will play in the 2013 U.S. Open which starts on Thursday.
    June 13, 2013 - KOLN Lincoln
  • 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.
    June 6, 2013 - KOLN Lincoln
  • 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 ...
    June 6, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News