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Definition of Crease


  1. See Creese.
  2. A line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced.
  3. One of the lines serving to define the limits of the bowler and the striker.
  4. To make a crease or mark in, as by folding or doubling.
  5. The combination of four lines forming a rectangle inclosing either goal, or the inclosed space itself, within which no attacking player is allowed unless the ball is there; -- called also goal crease.

Crease Translations

crease in Dutch is kreukelen, frommelen, verfomfaaien
crease in French is froisser
crease in Portuguese is vinco
crease in Spanish is pliegue
crease in Swedish is vecka, veck, skrynkla, rynka