crike (c.1200)

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crike (c.1200)

[ FEW: 16,388a kriki; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,250c crique; TL: 2,1062 crique; DEAF:  crique 1; DMF:  crique 1; TLF:  crique 1; OED:  creek n.1; MED:  crike n.1; DMLBS: 514a creca ]
cryke,  krike,  krenke, 
pl. crekys  ii 369  


( c.1200; MS: s.xivin )  (St. Osith and her book fall into the water:) amdeuz l'ewe ad retenu. Loinz de cel liu les desaka, Et en une krenke les jeta  290
( MS: s.xiii )  alveus: id est krike (Latin: alveus undarum dicitur esse locus) )  165
( 1475-76 )  si ascuns dischargent en ascun cryke ou petyt river […]  ii 35.7
ship.inlet with a small port or harbour
( 1401 )  sur son passage en ascun nief ou vesselle, pour aler hors d’aucun port, haviene ou cryke du roialme, sanz especial congé de nous  i 83
( 1402 )  en les grauntz portz du mere et nemye en crekes et petitz arrivailles  iii 506
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