Weel Weel, Weely Weel"y, [Prov. E. weel, weal, a wicker basket to catch eels; prob. akin to willow, and so called as made of willow twigs.] A kind of trap or snare for fish, made of twigs. [Obs.] --Carew. [1913 Webster]

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