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Princeton's WordNet

  1. creel(noun)

    a wicker basket used by anglers to hold fish


  1. creel(Noun)

    An osier basket, such as anglers use to hold fish.

  2. creel(Noun)

    A bar or set of bars with skewers for holding paying-off bobbins, as in the roving machine, throstle, and mule.

  3. Origin: Uncertain. Possibly from crele, from a root *creille, variant of greille (cf. French grille), from craticula. The English word may also have been of Scottish origin originally.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creel(noun)

    an osier basket, such as anglers use

  2. Creel(noun)

    a bar or set of bars with skewers for holding paying-off bobbins, as in the roving machine, throstle, and mule

  3. Origin: [Gael. craidhleag basket, creel.]


  1. Creel

    Creel is a town in the Sierra Tarahumara of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It is the second-largest town in the municipality of Bocoyna. It is located some 175 kilometres to the southwest of the state capital, Chihuahua, Chih. At the census of 2005 it had a population of 5,338 inhabitants. Near Creel is Divisadero, perhaps the best-known overlook of the "Three Canyons" area of the Copper Canyon, as well as Basaseachic Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Mexico. Creel was historically a logging town, although tourism has become the primary job source over the last 20 years. There are many hotels, restaurants and a number of tours down into the canyons and throughout the surrounding area.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Creel

    krēl, n. a basket, esp. an angler's basket. [Prob. Celt; cf. Old Ir. criol, a chest.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of creel in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of creel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Eesha Pandit:

    For decades sterilization was used as a way to control populations considered ‘undesirable’ — immigrants, people of color, poor people, those with mental illnesses and disabilities, tying Ms. Creel’s sentencing to her sterilization formalizes the coercion — the threat of a harsher sentence is manipulative and dangerous, and aligns with a legacy of eugenic practices through the U.S.

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