9 Definitions of Reel

The meaning of the word reel, the definition of Reel:

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

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.

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.

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.

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

v. t. - To roll.

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

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

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

The word "reel" uses 4 letters: E E L R

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after reel, or to reel in any order:

a - laree   b - rebel   c - creel   d - elder   f - fleer refel   g - leger   m - merle   p - leper repel   s - leers reels   t - relet   v - elver lever revel   y - leery  

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