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creel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Creel  \Creel\  (kr[=e]l),  n.  [Gael.  craidhleag  basket,  creel.] 
  1.  An  osier  basket,  such  as  anglers  use  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  2.  (Spinning)  A  bar  or  set  of  bars  with  skewers  for  holding 
  paying-off  bobbins,  as  in  the  roving  machine,  throstle, 
  and  mule. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  creel 
  n  :  a  wicker  basket  used  to  hold  fish 




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