Creep Creep, n. 1. The act or process of creeping. [1913 Webster]

2. A distressing sensation, or sound, like that occasioned by the creeping of insects. [1913 Webster]

A creep of undefinable horror. --Blackwood's Mag. [1913 Webster]

Out of the stillness, with gathering creep, Like rising wind in leaves. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mining) A slow rising of the floor of a gallery, occasioned by the pressure of incumbent strata upon the pillars or sides; a gradual movement of mining ground. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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