Cree"ple (kr?"p'l), n. [See Cripple.]
A creeping creature; a reptile.
There is one creeping beast, or long creeple (as the name is in Devonshire), that hath a rattle at his tail that doth discover his age.
One who is lame; a cripple.
Thou knowest how lame a creeple this world is.
© Webster 1913.