crick also questioned the authenticity of another piece, “A Hanging.”
They ketched him at the crick, and took him off along that road that turned off to the left.
"Come down to the crick with me after tea, and I'll explain," said Will.
I was on the point of giving up the milking of that cow, and my back got a crick in it every time I split the kindlings.
Mr. Moss was disentangling the crick in his back for the last time that day.
It's from down on the crick bank back of the slaughter-house!
I disremember just how fur that last stop is from the crick, but I think it's betwixt 25 and 30 mile.
The crick was of a warm and passionate temperament, and was devotedly attached to the Dust.
Sounds like somebody slappin' the crick with a fishin'-pole.
Then there's always the crick to git trout outen; and in a short time you could shoot pa'tridges without breakin' the game laws.
early 15c., of uncertain origin; OED says "probably onomatopœic."
A painful cramp or muscle spasm, as in the back or neck. v. cricked, crick·ing, cricks
To cause a painful cramp or muscle spasm in by turning or wrenching.
Crick (krĭk), Francis Henry Compton. Born 1916.
British biologist who with James D. Watson proposed a spiral model, the double helix, for the molecular structure of DNA. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for advances in the study of genetics.
British biologist who with James D. Watson identified the structure of DNA in 1953. By analyzing the patterns cast by x-rays striking DNA molecules, they found that DNA has the structure of a double helix, consisting of two spirals linked together at the base, forming ladderlike rungs. For this work they shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine with Maurice Wilkins.