There are 2 definitions of crick in English:

crick1

Syllabification: crick
Pronunciation: /krik
 
/

noun

  • A painful stiff feeling in the neck or back.
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    • Adam woke up quite early thanks to a painful crick in his neck.
    • His back was stiff, and his neck had a crick in it.
    • My backside was sore from sleeping on such hard ground and my neck had a crick in it from the high elevation of my ‘pillow’.

verb

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  • Twist or strain (one’s neck or back), causing painful stiffness: (as adjective cricked) he suffered a cricked neck during tackling practice
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    • Bees winger Peter Sutcliffe missed that tie three weeks ago after cricking his neck at his hotel breakfast table on the day of the match.
    • Harold said he couldn't get down comfortably to play shots because he cricked his neck a few days ago.
    • Another lady claimed she had cricked her neck because she was ‘shocked’ by a movement made by one of the centre's ‘human statues’.

Origin

late Middle English: of unknown origin.

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There are 2 definitions of crick in English:

crick2

Syllabification: crick
Pronunciation: /krik
 
/

noun

dialect
  • A creek.
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    • The company found a clearing between three hills where the grass was low and a few trees stood sentinel over a tiny, trickling crick.

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