creese


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Creese \Creese\ (kr[=e]s), n. [Malay. kris.]
   A dagger or short sword used by the Malays, commonly having a
   serpentine blade. [Written also crease and kris.]
   [1913 Webster]

         From a Malayan creese to a sailor's jackknife. --Julian
                                                  Hawthorne.
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