creese

or crease, kris

[krees]

noun

a short sword or heavy dagger with a wavy blade, used by the Malays.

Nearby words

  1. creeping juniper,
  2. creeping thistle,
  3. creeps,
  4. creepy,
  5. creepy-crawly,
  6. crefeld,
  7. crem,
  8. cremains,
  9. cremaster,
  10. cremasterial

Origin of creese

1570–80; < Malay kəris (spelling keris)

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British Dictionary definitions for creese

creese

noun

a rare spelling of kris
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