Definition of Creesh

1. to grease [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: grease



Lexicographical Neighbors of Creesh

creepingly
creeple
creeples
creepmeter
creepmeters
creepos
creeps
creepy
creepy-crawlies
creepy-crawly
creepy-peepy
crees
creese
creesed
creeses
creesh (current term)
creeshed
creeshes
creeshier
creeshing
creeshy
creesing
creetur
creeturs
crem
crema
cremains
cremasteric

Literary usage of Creesh

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"... from the ancient word alt, a compound, and creesh, grease. Rustic lovers tell other whiles, that they are as sweet as ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"Creepers, tb. pi. lice. Same as Podes. Creepy, or Creepy-stool, sb. a very low stool. creesh, (1) sb. a punishment of an uncertain kind. ..."

3. A Glossary of Words and Phrases Pertaining to the Dialect of Cumberland by William Dickinson (1880)
"Creepers, sb. pi. lice. Same as Podes. Creepy, or Creepy-stool, sb. a very low stool. creesh, (1) sb. a punishment of an uncertain kind. ..."

4. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"Creepers, sb. pi. lice. Same as Podes. Creepy, or Creepy-stool, sb. a very low stool. creesh, (1) sb. a punishment of an uncertain kind. ..."

5. Provincial Names and Folk Lore of British Birds by Charles Swainson (1885)
"Up the burn ! up the burn ! Is't fat ? is't fat ? T's a 'creesh ! 't's a 'creesh !" -Another from Pulverbatch (Shropshire) : " All glor, all glor (- fat) I ..."

6. Select Writings of Robert Chambers by Robert Chambers (1847)
"Tip the burn ! up the burn ! Is't fat! is*t fat ? "Fa a' creesh ! 't's a' creesh ! ..."

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