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1creel

noun \ˈkrēl\

: a basket that is used for carrying fish that have just been caught

Full Definition of CREEL

1
:  a wicker basket (as for carrying newly caught fish)
2
:  a bar with skewers for holding bobbins in a spinning machine

Origin of CREEL

Middle English creille, crele
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Hunting and Fishing Terms

chum, covert, creel, flense, pitfall, seine, skulk, spoor, trawl

2creel

verb

Definition of CREEL

transitive verb
:  to put (caught fish) in a creel

First Known Use of CREEL

1844

Other Hunting and Fishing Terms

chum, covert, flense, pitfall, seine, skulk, spoor, trawl
CREEL Defined for Kids

creel

noun \ˈkrēl\

Definition of CREEL for Kids

:  a basket for holding caught fish

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