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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

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