creel
I. noun Etymology: Middle English creille, crele Date: 14th century 1. a wicker basket (as for carrying newly caught fish) 2. a bar with skewers for holding bobbins in a spinning machine II. transitive verb Date: 1844 to put (caught fish) in a creel

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