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creeps

[ kreeps ]
/ krips /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
Veterinary Pathology. a disease of the bones in sheep and cattle that causes pain in walking, resulting from a deficiency of phosphorus in the diet.
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Origin of creeps

So called from the effect on the animal's gait; see creep, -s3
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British Dictionary definitions for creeps

creeps
/ (kriːps) /

pl n
the creeps informal a feeling of fear, repulsion, disgust, etc
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