Creature comforts
Creature Crea"ture (kr[=e]"t[=u]r; 135), n. [F. cr['e]ature, L. creatura. See {Create}.] 1. Anything created; anything not self-existent; especially, any being created with life; an animal; a man. [1913 Webster]

He asked water, a creature so common and needful that it was against the law of nature to deny him. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

God's first creature was light. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

On earth, join, all ye creatures, to extol Him first, him last, him midst, and without end. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

And most attractive is the fair result Of thought, the creature of a polished mind. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. A human being, in pity, contempt, or endearment; as, a poor creature; a pretty creature. [1913 Webster]

The world hath not a sweeter creature. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A person who owes his rise and fortune to another; a servile dependent; an instrument; a tool. [1913 Webster]

A creature of the queen's, Lady Anne Bullen. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Both Charles himself and his creature, Laud. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

4. A general term among farmers for horses, oxen, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Creature comforts}, those objects, as food, drink, and shelter, which minister to the comfort of the body. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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