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creel Explained

creel at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[kri:l]

creel at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1425, of unknown origin, originally Scottish. ///

creel at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1300-1400; Origin: Probably from an unrecorded Old French creille 'grill', from Latin craticula; GRILL2]// a fisherman's basket for carrying fish//

creel at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
a basket for holding fish that have just been caught

Creel at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

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.

creel at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

creel
n : a wicker basket used by anglers to hold fish

creel at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Uncertain. Possibly from Inter: etyl » enm crele, from a Inter: etyl » fro root *creille, variant of Inter: term » greille|lang=fro (cf. French Inter: term » grille|lang=fr), from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » craticula|crāticula|lang=la. The English word may also have been of Scottish origin originally.

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /kɹiːl/
  • Inter: rhymes » iːl

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: fishin » g An osier basket, such as anglers use to hold fish.
    1. A bar or set of bars with skewers for holding paying-off bobbins, as in the roving machine, throstle, and mule.

      Derived terms

      * creeler

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » basket

  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|leefnet|n

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|cliabh|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: cs » creel
    Translation: et » creel
    Translation: io » creel
    Translation: pl » creel
    Translation: ta » creel
    Translation: vi » creel
    Translation: zh » creel