Reel(n.) A lively dance of the Highlanders of Scotland; also, the music to the dance; -- often called Scotch reel.
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.
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.
Reel(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.
Reel(n.) The act or motion of reeling or staggering; as, a drunken reel.
Reel(v. i.) To incline, in walking, from one side to the other; to stagger.
Reel(v. i.) To have a whirling sensation; to be giddy.
Reel(v. t.) To roll.
Reel(v. t.) To wind upon a reel, as yarn or thread.
Reeled(imp. & p. p.) of Reel
Reeling(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Reel
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