Definition of Kreep
1. a basaltic lunar rock [n -S]
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Literary usage of Kreep
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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"The identification flight- note of this species is a loud diagnostic "kreep." It is occasionally varied to resemble somewhat the "weet" of the Spotted ..."
2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To CREEP, (kreep) vn To move as a worm or insect ; to grow along the ground, or on other supports ; to move slowly and feebly, secretly or timorously ..."
3. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"The scientists conjectured that the kreep material, which showed evidence of having been subjected to considerable shock, was thrown onto the plain of ..."
4. Official Report of the Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883-84: Compiled (1885)
"Ditto (smaller), made of kreep leaves, and purchased for Be. 1 by the Local Committee of the Chittagong district. Ditto (chhata), made of kreep leaves. ..."
5. On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, Francis James Child, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Alexander Barclay, Louis-Lucien Bonaparte, Johan Winkler (1869)
"... ne jhz't to stand, 466 Nee to kreep with foot ne with Hand. ... stand ne kreep, 474 Bot lig and spraul, ..."
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