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Definition of Creel

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basket for holding fish after they have been caught
Creel Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
An osier basket, such as anglers use.
  
(n.)
A bar or set of bars with skewers for holding paying-off bobbins, as in the roving machine, throstle, and mule.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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creel
\creel\ (krēl), n. [gael. craidhleag basket, creel.]
1. an osier basket, such as anglers use. 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.

WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a wicker basket used by anglers to hold fish
(hypernym) basket, handbasket
Creel Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Cotton Textile Industry Glossary of Terms
(I) The rack for holding PACKAGES of ROVING or YARN on any textile machine. (II) The task of mounting PACKAGES of ROVING or YARN on the rack (CREEL) of any textile machine.
Creel Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Creel and Creels can refer to:
  • Creel (surname)
  • Creel, Chihuahua, Mexico
  • Creels, West Virginia
  • Creel (textiles)- the row of cops containing the roving on a Waterframe or Throstle frame
  • Creel (basket), a type of basket used in fly fishing
  • Creel-Terrazas Family, a notable family in the Mexican state of Chihuahua

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