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crick (n.1)

"painful cramping and stiffness in some part of the body (especially of the neck) making motion difficult," early 15c., of uncertain origin; OED says "probably onomatopœic." Middle English Compendium points to Scandinavian cognates meaning "corner, bend."

crick (n.2)

"small stream, brook," early 13c., kryk, crick, crike; see creek.

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Definitions of crick from WordNet
1
crick (v.)
twist (a body part) into a strained position;
crick your neck
2
crick (n.)
a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British);
Synonyms: kink / rick / wrick
3
Crick (n.)
English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004);
Synonyms: Francis Crick / Francis Henry Compton Crick
From wordnet.princeton.edu