noun, U.S. History.
an uprising in 1813–14 of the Creek Indians against settlers in Alabama: frontier militia from Tennessee, Georgia, and Mississippi under Andrew Jackson helped defeat the Creek, who ceded two-thirds of their land to the U.S.
[kreel] /kril/ noun 1. a wickerwork basket worn on the back or suspended from the shoulder, used especially by anglers for carrying fish. 2. a basket made of wicker or other material, for holding fish, lobsters, etc. 3. a trap for fish, lobsters, etc., especially one made of wicker. 4. a framework, especially one for […]
[kreep] /krip/ verb (used without object), crept, creeping. 1. to move slowly with the body close to the ground, as a reptile or an insect, or a person on hands and knees. 2. to approach slowly, imperceptibly, or stealthily (often followed by up): We crept up and peeked over the wall. 3. to move or […]
noun the secret hiring of new employees just after a major layoff
[kree-pij] /ˈkri pɪdʒ/ noun 1. the act or process of . 2. slow, imperceptible movement.