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OTHER WORDS FROM creeksubcreek, noun
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Definition for creek (2 of 2)
noun, plural Creeks, (especially collectively) Creek.
Example sentences from the Web for creek
The creek near my home is modest compared to some of the waterways I’ve loved in the past.
Under state laws, it’s illegal to discharge any hazardous substance into a creek or streambed, dry or not.
With CalGEM’s approval, companies turned these into de facto — but permanent — production sites, even in creeks and ravines supposedly protected by environmental laws.
The creek, which in the 1800s ran miles from the Temblor Mountains to the then-vast Buena Vista Lake, is now dry most of the year.
Despite the site’s long and dirty history, the water Kinder Morgan treats at its facility in Murray Canyon is good enough to throw back into the local creek – part of its remediation plan approved by the local water quality board.Pursuing Independent Water Sources, San Diego Ignores One Beneath Its Feet|MacKenzie Elmer|September 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In February 2011, during a winter storm, a tree fell into a creek in Franklin Township, New Jersey, and caused flooding.
As Gawain rides along the bank of a creek, he hears this sickening sound ringing from above.Historical Fiction: A Conversation Between Bruce Holsinger and Nancy Bilyeau|Nancy Bilyeau, Bruce Holsinger|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From the Colorado train that fell into a creek to the North Carolina collision, see more rail disasters.
The engine, baggage car, coach, and chair car fell into the creek, claiming 96 lives and leaving only two dozen alive.
She meant Plaza Towers Elementary School on the other side of the creek, which had been smashed to rubble and twisted beams.Oklahoma Tornado Devastation: What the Twister Left Behind|Michael Daly|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Infantry, cavalry and artillery crossed the creek and the ridges and formed in a solid line which nothing could resist.The Scouts of Stonewall|Joseph A. Altsheler
So on and on the creek leads to new beauties of color and form, new delights for taste and smell.Some Summer Days in Iowa|Frederick John Lazell
The farmhouse was new and rather more pretentious than most on the creek.Chicken Little Jane on the Big John|Lily Munsell Ritchie
Fitch's Creek Estate is one of the largest on the Island, consisting of 500 acres, of which 300 are under cultivation.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
He said the Yankees were on the creek about three miles below my house, and he was saving his pony.Two Wars: An Autobiography of General Samuel G. French|Samuel Gibbs French
British Dictionary definitions for creek (1 of 2)
Word Origin for creek
British Dictionary definitions for creek (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with creek
see up a creek.