Definition and Meanings for crease

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Crease is ranked 16,719 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of crease

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of crease

cf. lg. krus, g. krause, crispness, krausen, kr, to crisp, curl, lay on folds; or perh. of celtic origin; cf. armor. kriz a wrinkle, crease, kriza to wrinkle, fold, w. crych a wrinkle, crychu to rumple, ripple, crease

Meaning of crease


as noun

  • see creese.

as noun

  • a line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced.
  • one of the lines serving to define the limits of the bowler and the striker.
  • the combination of four lines forming a rectangle inclosing either goal, or the inclosed space itself, within which no attacking player is allowed unless the ball is there; -- called also goal crease.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

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