(Cre"a*ble) a. [L. creabilis, from creare to create. See Create.] Capable of being created.
[Obs.] I. Watts.
(Creaght) n. [Ir. & Gael. graidh, graigh.] A drove or herd. [Obs.] Haliwell.
(Creaght), v. i. To graze. [Obs.] Sir. L. Davies.
(Creak) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Creaked (krekt); p. pr. & vb. n. Creaking.] [OE. creken, prob. of
imitative origin; cf. E. crack, and. D. krieken to crackle, chirp.] To make a prolonged sharp grating or
squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances; as, shoes creak.
The creaking locusts with my voice conspire.
Doors upon their hinges creaked.
(Creak), v. t. To produce a creaking sound with.
Creaking my shoes on the plain masonry.
(Creak) n. The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking. Roget.
(Creak"ing), n. A harsh grating or squeaking sound, or the act of making such a sound.
Start not at the creaking of the door.
(Cream) n. [F. crême, perh. fr. LL. crema cream of milk; cf. L. cremor thick juice or broth, perh.
akin to cremare to burn.]
1. The rich, oily, and yellowish part of milk, which, when the milk stands unagitated, rises, and collects
on the surface. It is the part of milk from which butter is obtained.
2. The part of any liquor that rises, and collects on the surface. [R.]
3. A delicacy of several kinds prepared for the table from cream, etc., or so as to resemble cream.