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creel

 (krēl)
n.
1. A wicker basket, especially one used by anglers for carrying fish.
2. A frame for holding bobbins or spools in a spinning machine.

[Middle English crel, from Old French *creille, latticework, from Latin crātīcula, gridiron, diminutive of crātis, wickerwork.]

creel

(kriːl)
n
1. (Fishing) a wickerwork basket, esp one used to hold fish
2. (Fishing) a wickerwork trap for catching lobsters, etc
3. (Knitting & Sewing) the framework on a spinning machine that holds the bobbins
4. dialect West Yorkshire a wooden frame suspended from a ceiling, used for drying clothes
[C15: from Scottish, of obscure origin]

creel

(kril)

n.
1. a wickerwork basket, used esp. for carrying fish.
2. a wicker trap for fish, lobsters, etc.
3. a rack for holding bobbins in a spinning machine.
v.t.
4. to place or keep (caught fish) in a creel.
[1275–1325; Middle English crele, of uncertain orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.creel - a wicker basket used by anglers to hold fishcreel - a wicker basket used by anglers to hold fish
basket, handbasket - a container that is usually woven and has handles
Translations

creel

[kriːl] Nnasa f, cesta f (de pescador)

creel

[ˈkriːl] npanier m de pêche

creel

nKorb m

creel

[kriːl] ncestino per il pesce (also lobster creel) → nassa
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