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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 creek /ˈkrik, ˈkrɪk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Creek n.
 1. 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.
    Each creek and cavern of the dangerous shore.   --Cowper.
    They discovered a certain creek, with a shore.   --Acts xxvii. 39.
 2. A stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook.
    Lesser streams and rivulets are denominated creeks.   --Goldsmith.
 3. Any turn or winding.
    The passages of alleys, creeks, and narrow lands.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a
           tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer"
           [syn: brook]
      2: any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the
         Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now
         chiefly in Oklahoma