Creel



[kreel] /kril/

noun
1.
a wickerwork basket worn on the back or suspended from the shoulder, used especially by anglers for carrying fish.
2.
a basket made of wicker or other material, for holding fish, lobsters, etc.
3.
a trap for fish, lobsters, etc., especially one made of wicker.
4.
a framework, especially one for holding bobbins in a spinning machine.
/kriːl/
noun
1.
a wickerwork basket, esp one used to hold fish
2.
a wickerwork trap for catching lobsters, etc
3.
the framework on a spinning machine that holds the bobbins
4.
(West Yorkshire, dialect) a wooden frame suspended from a ceiling, used for drying clothes
n.

early 14c., originally Scottish, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to Middle French crille “latticework.”

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