creek bed

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Noun1.creek bed - a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a streamcreek bed - a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a stream
bed, bottom - a depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed"
dry wash, wash - the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)
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He made it clear to Buck that he was to come, and they ran side by side through the sombre twilight, straight up the creek bed, into the gorge from which it issued, and across the bleak divide where it took its rise.
But to prevent them from getting behind him, he was forced back, down past the pool and into the creek bed, till he brought up against a high gravel bank.
the landscaping will include additional dirt, grass, and a dry creek bed that follows the sewer line.
SyDNEY (CyHAN)- Aboriginal trackers believe they can find a man missing for two weeks after footprint matching the description were found in a dry creek bed, causing the search to be resumed on Monday.
About 25-30 minutes later, I saw the bigger buck coming down the creek bed.
The floodwater also washed gravel out of the creek bed and deposited it on part of the vineyard, burying the trunks of the vines.
The design team, lead by JBP Architects, not only focused on the building but also several hundred feet of creek bed that lie behind the station.
A pilot and five sky divers were on board the light aircraft, which crashed into a creek bed whilst coming in to land, according to witnesses.
READER SOLUTION: "We built a dry creek bed on the slope, and it fills dramatically during a rainstorm.
Jemma and Speck find food and pleasant habitat together, and they winter in a nice, mucky creek bed.
for the first time, I felt my face crumple like a creek bed undermined
Coast guard and police scuba divers were in the Creek collecting garbage that had settled on the Creek bed.