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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CREEL

He gathers up the straps of Dick's creel, and turns to the shadow for your own.

The spools from the spooler are placed on a large frame, called a creel.

He had been drawing on his waders and buckling on his creel.

"Let us try again," said Civil, as he set his creel of mackerel in the boat.

You had better let me take your creel, Nelly; it will be nothing to me.

“Granny will have her creel full to sell to-morrow,” he thought.

I wanted you to take off that creel and have a turn with me.

Didn't I desire you to fill the creel to the top, and above it?'

It would be putting adders in the creel wi the eggs if ye did na.

I had no net, no creel, therefore had to lead my trout into my hand.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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