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Definition: tree creeper tree creeper n 1: any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb about on trees [syn: creeper] 2: any of numerous South American and Central American birds with a curved bill and stiffened tail feathers that climb and feed like woodpeckers [syn: woodhewer, woodcreeper, wood-creeper]
English → English (gcide) Definition: tree creeper Creeper \Creep"er\ (kr[=e]p"[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, creeps; any creeping thing. [1913 Webster] Standing waters are most unwholesome, . . . full of mites, creepers; slimy, muddy, unclean. --Burton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant that clings by rootlets, or by tendrils, to the ground, or to trees, etc.; as, the Virginia creeper (Ampelopsis quinquefolia). [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) A small bird of the genus Certhia, allied to the wrens. The brown or common European creeper is Certhia familiaris, a variety of which (var. Americana) inhabits America; -- called also tree creeper and creeptree. The American black and white creeper is Mniotilta varia. [1913 Webster] 4. A kind of patten mounted on short pieces of iron instead of rings; also, a fixture with iron points worn on a shoe to prevent one from slipping. [1913 Webster] 5. pl. A spurlike device strapped to the boot, which enables one to climb a tree or pole; -- called often telegraph creepers . [1913 Webster] 6. A small, low iron, or dog, between the andirons. [1913 Webster] 7. pl. An instrument with iron hooks or claws for dragging at the bottom of a well, or any other body of water, and bringing up what may lie there. [1913 Webster] 8. Any device for causing material to move steadily from one part of a machine to another, as an apron in a carding machine, or an inner spiral in a grain screen. [1913 Webster] 9. pl. (Arch.) Crockets. See Crocket. [1913 Webster]
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