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. Morton (1632).


One who is lame; a cripple.


Thou knowest how lame a creeple this world is. Donne.


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