The definition of a creek is a shallow stream of water.(noun)
An example of a creek is a stream of water flowing down a mountain and into a river.
The definition of Creek are Native American people living in parts of Florida and Oklahoma.(noun)
An example of Creek is a member of the Muscogean Nation.
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Origin: ME (rare) creke (> mod. pronun. krēk), (common) crike (> pronun. krik) > ON kriki, a bend, winding, hence winding inlet, akin to OFris kreke, MDu creke: for IE base see cradle
Origin: shortened < earlier Ochese Creek Indians, 17th-c. name for the Indians of the upper Ocmulgee River, Georgia
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Origin: Middle English creke
Origin: , probably from Old Norse kriki, bend.
noun pl. Creek Creek or Creeks In all senses also called Muskogee1.
Origin: From the picturesque creeks near which they lived.
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