verb (used with object)
- crichton, james,
- crick, francis h. c.,
- crick, francis harry compton,
- cricket frog,
- cricket table
Origin of crick1
noun Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.
Examples from the Web for crick
Crick also questioned the authenticity of another piece, “A Hanging.”Orwell’s Lies: His Diaries Reveal Problems with the Truth|Jimmy So|August 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There was a dash of mud in his whiskers and a crick in his back.A Guest at the Ludlow and Other Stories|Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
By that time we had flashed past, but I screwed my neck round to look back at them till I got a "crick" in it.The Lightning Conductor|C. N. Williamson
"I saw some men tryin' to cross the crick there," replied Jim, pointing with his rammer in the direction of the opposite bank.Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6)|John McElroy
Word Origin for crick
early 15c., of uncertain origin; OED says "probably onomatopœic."