Creese

Creese

(krs), n. [Malay. kris.] A dagger or short sword used by the Malays, commonly having a serpentine blade.
[Written also crease and kris.]

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From a Malayan creese to a sailor's jackknife.
Julian Hawthorne.
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Cr`mail`lre"

(kr?`m?`ly?r" -m?`y?r"), n. [F.] (Fort.) An indented or zigzaged line of intrenchment.
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Cre*mas"ter

(kr?-m?s"t?r), n. [NL., from Gr. , fr. to hang.] 1. (Anat.) A thin muscle which serves to draw up the testicle.
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2. (Zol.) The apex of the last abdominal segment of an insect.
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