creese

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n creese a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Creese krēs A dagger or short sword used by the Malays, commonly having a serpentine blade. "From a Malayan creese to a sailor's jackknife."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • creese To kill by stabbing with a creese (which see).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Creese krēs a Malay dagger with a wavy blade—also Kris
    • v.t Creese to stab with a creese
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Malay. kris,

Usage

In literature:

The Hindoos, however, generally double him up with Creeses.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 12, June 18, 1870" by Various
E. An Achenese Creese.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
They might have taken us to some place and sold us for slaves, or might have creesed us and thrown us overboard.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
There were then visible on board the dhow four men, two aft and two forward, all armed with the usual Arab swords and creeses.
"Our Sailors" by W.H.G. Kingston
DE MILLE'S Cord and Creese.
"Publisher's Advertising (1872)" by Anonymous
His weapons were a bolo, a creese, and a bow and arrow.
"The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy" by Florence Partello Stuart
Do you feel the point of the creese?
"Uncle Sam's Boys in the Philippines" by H. Irving Hancock
Tony Creese, the black man who did odd jobs, was to drive down for the "freight;" but he seemed in no hurry.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The whole band of Malays quickly collected, and, with glittering creeses in their hands, rushed on to the attack.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
Just in time he leaped aside and avoided a flying creese that shot from the outflung brown hand of a fallen Malay.
"Gold Out of Celebes" by Aylward Edward Dingle
What a neat hand he was, too, with that spiral-bladed Malay creese of his!
"Captain Brand of the "Centipede"" by H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
Dom Maxara was forward, staunching a severe wound from a Malay creese in the shoulder.
"The Ruined Cities of Zululand" by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
There were pictures on the walls, pieces of faience, some arms of rare kinds, Japanese swords and a Malay creese.
"The Crime of the Boulevard" by Jules Claretie
Armed with creese, and spear, and shield, the kilted band whirled howling into the courtyard, performing their savage war-dance.
"The Highlands of Ethiopia" by William Cornwallis Harris
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In news:

Sadie Creese, Koen Lamberts, "Can Cognitive Science Help Us Make Online Risk More Tangible".
Articles written by Jon Creese .
Sadie Creese, Koen Lamberts, "Can Cognitive Science Help Us Make Online Risk More Tangible ".
W-G to hold supper , auction for Creese.
Special to DCN Woodward-Granger will hold a soup supper and silent auction to raise money for softball coach Phil Creese on Dec 7.
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