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Spell Check of creek

Correct spelling: creek

Definition of creek:

1) a natural stream of water smaller than a river ( and often a tributary of a river); " the creek dried up every summer"

2) any member of the Creek Confederacy of Muskhogean peoples ( especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma

3) any member of the Creek Confederacy ( especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma

4) A small inlet or bay, narrower and extending further into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river.

5) A stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook.

6) Any turn or winding.

Common misspellings for creek:

  • creeek (31%)
  • crek (23%)
  • crrek (13%)
  • ceek (10%)
  • creen (8%)
  • dreek (5%)
  • cree (5%)
  • crk (3%)
  • appliences (3%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
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Creek

  \c-reek\
 

Meaning: small river

Details:
Creek as a boy's name has the meaning "small river". Place name.

Sounds Like: Crook, Craik, Crock.

Variants: Creik.

Examples of usage for creek:

1) Lord Rawdon was out yesterday; we had the night before taken a new position on Sawney's creek, and I imagine he came out to attack, expecting to find us on the Twenty- five mile creek. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.

2) It is thought, if he could have taken a position at Town creek, or Swift creek below, all surprise might have been prevented. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.

3) At the end of it, an order was given to direct the march back to Lynch's creek, and no sooner was it given than a hollow groan might have been heard along the whole line. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.

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