crease


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crease

1. Cricket any three lines near each wicket marking positions for the bowler or batsman
2. Ice hockey the small rectangular area in front of each goal cage
3. Lacrosse the circular area surrounding the goal
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He certainly did look uncommonly like the carved face on the beam outside my window, as he sat, in his humility, eyeing me sideways, with his mouth widened, and the creases in his cheeks.
Running up, I blew its brains out, and it fell over with its keen white teeth still meeting in the great creases of his neck.
An instant Santos stood, his back to me, his fingers working, his neck brown with blood; then his coat went into creases across the shoulders, and he was shrugging still as he turned away.
He had on a brand-new uniform showing the creases where it had been folded and thick gold epaulettes which seemed to stand rather than lie down on his massive shoulders.
Daughtry did not savvee, and shook his head, while Ah Moy's slant eyes betrayed none of the anxiety and fear with which he privily gazed on Kwaque's two permanently bent fingers of the left hand and on Kwaque's forehead, between the eyes, where the skin appeared a shade darker, a trifle thicker, and was marked by the first beginning of three short vertical lines or creases that were already giving him the lion-like appearance, the leonine face so named by the experts and technicians of the fell disease.
Much nearer sixty years of age than fifty, with a flowing outline of stomach, and horizontal creases in his waistcoat; reputed to be rich; voting at elections in the strictly respectable interest; morally satisfied that nothing but he himself has grown since he was a baby; how can dunder-headed Mr.
The uppermost side, when I spread it out, presented to view innumerable folds and creases, and nothing more.
Crease saw the Wee Gers play in front of a packed Ibrox twice last season in the Third Division.
The French Revolution, argues Crease, set the stage for the first worldwide system of measurement.
Apart from hitting the back of Alloa's net and preventing their hosts from doing the same, Crease will be hoping his troops do not incur the wrath of the referee after falling foul of a whistler last week.
Specialties- Crease resistant, heat set for sublimation, and no fraying
Crease used to play beside some of the stars who famously sent Gers spinning out of the Scottish Cup.