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creel

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noun \ˈkrēl\

Simple Definition of creel

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

Full Definition of creel

  1. 1 :  a wicker basket (as for carrying newly caught fish)

  2. 2 :  a bar with skewers for holding bobbins in a spinning machine

Origin of creel

Middle English creille, crele


First Known Use: 14th century

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creel

verb

Definition of creel

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



1844

First Known Use of creel

1844

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