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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Creese  \Creese\  (kr[=e]s),  n.  [Malay.  kris.] 
  A  dagger  or  short  sword  used  by  the  Malays,  commonly  having  a 
  serpentine  blade.  [Written  also  {crease}  and  {kris}.] 
  From  a  Malayan  creese  to  a  sailor's  jackknife.  --Julian