Creeler vs Creel - What's the difference?

creeler | creel | Derived terms |

Creeler is a derived term of creel.


As nouns the difference between creeler and creel

is that creeler is a textile worker who tends the creel and other aspects of a yarn tufting or twisting machine or other kind of loom while creel is (fishing) an osier basket, such as anglers use to hold fish.

creeler

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A textile worker who tends the creel and other aspects of a yarn tufting or twisting machine or other kind of loom.
  • creel

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (fishing) An osier basket, such as anglers use to hold fish.
  • *1897 , William Henley, In Fisherrow :
  • *:Her great creel forehead-slung, she wanders nigh,
  • *:Easing the heavy strap with gnarled, brown fingers
  • A bar or set of bars with skewers for holding paying-off bobbins, as in the roving machine, throstle, and mule.
  • Derived terms

    * creeler