Associations to the word «Creek»
CREEK, noun. (British) A (often saltwater) 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.
CREEK, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) (Canada) (US) A stream of water (often freshwater) smaller than a river and larger than a brook.
CREEK, noun. Any turn or winding.
CREEK, noun. One of a Native American tribe from the Southeastern United States
CREEK, proper noun. The Muskogean language of the Creek tribe
CREEK, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Creek tribe
CREEK BED, noun. The bed of a stream
CREEK BED, noun. The dry channel that was formerly the path of a stream
CREEK BEDS, noun. Plural of creek bed
CREEK, noun. A natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer".
CREEK, noun. Any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma.
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