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Creek bed   /krik bɛd/   Listen
Creek bed

A channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a stream.  Synonym: streambed.

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"Creek bed" Quotes from Famous Books

... they were storm bound, venturing out only to feed the dogs and from time to time to relieve the tarp roof of its burden of snow. The third day dawned cold and clear, and daylight found the outfit on the move. They were following a creek bed, and the depth of the snow, together with the easing of the slope, permitted the use of both teams. No halt was made at noon and when they camped at dark they estimated they had made fifteen miles. Five days of fair cold weather followed and each ...
— Connie Morgan in the Fur Country • James B. Hendryx

... Snowy Gulch go up Poor Man Creek through Spruce Pass over to Yuga River. Go down Yuga River past first rapids along still place to first creek you'll know it cause there's an old cabin just below and my canoe landing. Half mile up, in creek bed, is the pocket and new cabin. And don't tell no one in Snowy Gulch who you are and where you going. Go quick brother Ez and put up a stone for me at ...
— The Sky Line of Spruce • Edison Marshall

... the range a small canon opens upon the mesa with a gush of gravel and sand that flows a short way into the sagebrush and forms a creek bed. Tucked back in the little canon there is a considerable growth of bushes and trees, cool and fresh-looking in the shadow of the gorge during the summer season, a splash of vivid green there at the bottom of ...
— The Iron Furrow • George C. Shedd

Words linked to "Creek bed" :   bed, streambed, wash, bottom, dry wash

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