Definitions starting with C

ID #4233

crease

n. [Car.; Brit. dial. East idem EDD I a crack (in a wall): 1966 Close up every crease and corner in the house (Crowley 69). Here I stand in the crease of the door, see my wife lay down in another man arms (Eleu.). (Black)

-v. [DAE, to shoot to graze (with gun)] to strike (with fist) a grazing blow: 1978 When y' crease sum buddy cross he head, it go ka-lump (Dupuch 31).

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Last update: 2011-01-30 23:46
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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