From inside came the creak and whine of a windlass bearing a heavy load.
I could hear them creak and groan under the pressure, as they went by.
I heard the whisper of silk and the creak of seats as the members of my family at last settled comfortably into their seats.
The post-supporters knew the creak or rattle or jingle of every "team" in Bixby.
From the bow I heard the creak of the anchor-chains as they were drawn on board, and from the engine-room the tinkle of bells.
There is not a sound, not a creak, not the rustle of a fold.
Its song starts like the creak of the black-and-white warbler and ends like a chipping sparrow.
Yea, with his wiry fiddlestring will he creak out his accursed variations.
Every board seemed to creak as I trod gingerly toward the stairway.
If the wheel should creak, it would be a sign that Nipen was passing.
creak early 14c., "utter a harsh cry," of imitative origin. Used of the sound made by a rusty gate hinge, etc., from 1580s. Related: Creaky (1834).