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crick1 / krik/ • n. a painful stiff feeling in the neck or back. • v. [tr.] twist or strain (one's neck or back), causing painful stiffness: [as adj.] (cricked) he suffered a cricked neck during tackling practice. crick2 • n. dial. creek.

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crick painful stiffness in the neck. XV. of unkn. orig.

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