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An example use of crick in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… so in 1962 Watson Crick and Wilkins …”
meanings of crick
Alternative form of creek.
A painful muscular cramp or spasm of some part of the body, as of the neck or back, making it difficult to move the part affected. (Compare catch.).
The creaking of a door, or a noise resembling it.
A small jackscrew.
To cause to develop a crick; to create a crick in.
To develop a crick (cramp, spasm).
To twist, bend, or contort, especially in a way that produces strain.
A village and civil parish in Daventry district, Northamptonshire, England (OS grid ref SP5872).
A habitational surname derived from the placename.
crick frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word crick occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.