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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Creak  \Creak\  (kr[=e]k),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Creaked} 
  (kr[=e]kt);  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.  --Dryden. 
 
  Doors  upon  their  hinges  creaked.  --Tennyson. 




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