creature englannista suomeksi
olio, otus, olento
1859, Ferna Vale, ''Natalie; or, A Gem Among the Sea-Weeds''
- But what would be the sentiment of uppertendom, when it should be rumored that the beautiful young creature, of the proud Clarence Delwood's choice, had stooped so low, as to maintain herself by her own hands?
1633, (w), "Sapho to Philænis":
- Thoughts, my mindes creatures, often are with thee, / But I, their maker, want their libertie.
1646, (w), ''Pseudodoxia Epidemica'', I.10:
- the natural truth of God is an artificial erection of Man, and the Creator himself but a subtile invention of the Creature.
1988, James McPherson, ''Battle Cry for Freedom'', Oxford 2003, p. 240:
- they, too, despite the appearance of being creatures rather than creators of the Union, could assert the prior sovereignty of their states, for each had formed a state constitution (..) ''before'' petitioning Congress for admission to the Union.
A living being or (l); an animal or beast.
A human being (gloss).
The process of making or creation.