Definitions of reel

The word reel uses 4 letters:eelr.

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n. - A lively dance of the Highlanders of Scotland; also, the music to the dance; -- often called Scotch reel. 2

n. - A frame with radial arms, or a kind of spool, turning on an axis, on which yarn, threads, lines, or the like, are wound; as, a log reel, used by seamen; an angler's reel; a garden reel. 2

n. - A machine on which yarn is wound and measured into lays and hanks, -- for cotton or linen it is fifty-four inches in circuit; for worsted, thirty inches. 2

n. - A device consisting of radial arms with horizontal stats, connected with a harvesting machine, for holding the stalks of grain in position to be cut by the knives. 2

v. t. - To roll. 2

v. t. - To wind upon a reel, as yarn or thread. 2

v. i. - To incline, in walking, from one side to the other; to stagger. 2

v. i. - To have a whirling sensation; to be giddy. 2

n. - The act or motion of reeling or staggering; as, a drunken reel. 2

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