"streamshore", "brookshore" and "creekshore"

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whitemoon

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Dear teachers,
Please help me.

shore = The land along the edge of an ocean, sea, lake, or river; a coast

This is the meaning of "shore". Actually, it doesn't involve "stream", "brook" and "creek". In dictionary also, I don't find these three words.
Therefore, do you, a native speaker, say "streamshore", brookshore" and creekshore"? If not, how do you say those situations in English?
I appreciate your kind help.
Have a good time.
 

probus

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Seashore exists as a word. Streamshore, brookshore and creekskore do not. We would simply say the bank or banks of the stream, brook or creek as the case may be. And we would say the lake shore, or the shore of the lake.
 

Rover_KE

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Only 'seashore' and 'lakeshore' are used in this way.

Otherwise we say 'riverbank' and 'the bank(s) of a stream/brook/creek'.

Rover
 
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