"Nine ounces and fourteen ounces, larger than I thought they were," said Cal, as he placed them in his creel.
The spools from the spooler are placed on a large frame, called a creel.
I wanted you to take off that creel and have a turn with me.
"Let us try again," said Civil, as he set his creel of mackerel in the boat.
He looked at the quiet stream, at the drooping willows, at the fish rod in his master's hand, and at the creel.
You had better let me take your creel, Nelly; it will be nothing to me.
His life will be the pleasanter for the interest he takes in theirs, and the skill he acquires in bringing them to bag and creel.
Didn't I desire you to fill the creel to the top, and above it?'
Our friend would beat most opponents in a casting tournament, but I would back many that I know against him in filling a creel.
It would be putting adders in the creel wi the eggs if ye did na.
early 14c., originally Scottish, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to Middle French crille "latticework."