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 for crick
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crick \Crick\ (kr[i^]k), n. [See Creak.]
     The creaking of a door, or a noise resembling it. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crick \Crick\, n. [The same as creek a bending, twisting. See
     Creek, Crook.]
     1. A painful, spasmodic affection of the muscles of some part
        of the body, as of the neck or back, rendering it
        difficult to move the part.
        [1913 Webster]
              To those also that, with a crick or cramp, have thei
              necks drawn backward.                 --Holland.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. [Cf. F. cric.] A small jackscrew. --Knight.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back
           (`rick' and `wrick' are British) [syn: crick, kink,
           rick, wrick]
      2: English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover
         the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004) [syn: Crick,
         Francis Crick, Francis Henry Compton Crick]
      v 1: twist (a body part) into a strained position; "crick your

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "crick":
     acute pain, bite, boring pain, branch, brook, charley horse, chirk,
     chirking, chirp, chirrup, cramp, cramps, creak, darting pain,
     fulgurant pain, gill, girdle pain, gnawing, griping, hitch,
     jumping pain, kink, lancinating pain, nip, pang, paroxysm, pinch,
     prick, race, rivulet, run, runnel, seizure, sharp pain, shoot,
     shooting, shooting pain, spasm, stab, stabbing pain, stitch,
     stream, stridulate, stridulation, thrill, throes, tormen, tweak,
     twinge, twitch, wrench

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