Examples of creek in a Sentence
The children waded in the creek.
The coast is dotted with tiny creeks.
Recent Examples of creek from the Web
Carter said cooler water has crappies biting at creek mouths on 1/32 to 1/16 ounce jigs with small curly-tail soft plastics fished on ultra-light spinning gear; www.anglingadventures.info.
Arts and crafts vendors' tents will line the grounds along the creek and beyond, many selling handmade items, and food vendors will set up shop in the parking lot.
Much of the dirty water will flow through rivers, creeks and bayous into Galveston Bay, renowned for its oyster reefs, abundant wildlife and seagrass meadows.
The house at 4417 Panthera Leo Drive — in the Woods at Lion Creek gated community — is only two years old, but sits on 1.7 acres that includes a small creek with a wooded area on one side and a small body of water on the other.
Nayara Springs is perched at the top of a rainforest, surrounded by tropical plants and creeks with gorgeous views of Arenal Volcano.
The boat capsized, and four days later, Guillen's body was found floating in the creek below.
Police eventually found the remains in the creek and canceled the Amber Alert.
The property, located on the outskirts of the village of Tomales, certainly sounded spectacular, with its Shingle-style house, pastures, and a creek running through it.
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Origin and Etymology of creek
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbeck [British], bourn (or bourne), brook, brooklet, burn [British], gill [British], rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], runlet, runnel, streamlet
Related Wordsarroyo, billabong [Australian], fresh, freshet, runoff; bayou, coulee, slough (also slew or slue), stream, wash; canal, channel, cut, cutoff, gut, kill, millrace, millstream, race, watercourse, waterway; affluent, branch, confluent, distributary, influent, tributary
First Known Use of creek
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