Reel-holder

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Reel-holder a rotatory frame to hold spools or reels of thread used in sewing: one of the watch in a man-of-war who hauls in the line when the log is heaved to ascertain the ship's speed
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. reól, hreól.

Usage

In literature:

Fair on each shield struck a lance, and backward reeled their holders.
"Fair Margaret" by H. Rider Haggard
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In news:

World record holder Ken Fraser gave Accurate reels a thumbs up.
I made a water- hose holder from a reel that's generally used to wind up electric cords.
I made a water-hose holder from a reel that's generally used to wind up electric cords.
Coxreels revamped the Wand Holder for its 1125 Series hand crank and motorized reels is 24" long with a 1.6" diameter, and stores pressure washing guns and other spraying devices directly on the reel.
Coxreels® announces the addition of a wand holder for the industry preferred 1125 Series hand crank and motorized reels.
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