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creek

noun

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1 a natural body of running water smaller than a river
  • the shallow creek that runs in back of our house

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2 chiefly British a part of a body of water that extends beyond the general shoreline
  • explored many of the creeks along the Cornwall coast of England

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The first known use of creek was in the 13th century

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“Creek.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/creek. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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