Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A basket for catching eels; an eel-pot.

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Examples

  • In winter I take my eel-basket and eel-spear and travel out on foot on the ice—I have a small axe to cut holes in the ice;

    Poem of Joys

  • In winter I take my eel-basket and eel-spear and travel out on foot on the ice -- I have a small axe to cut holes in the ice,

    Leaves of Grass

  • Otters are frequently found on the banks of the Thames, and a large one was caught in an eel-basket, near Windsor, but the hunting of them is discontinued.

    Anecdotes of Dogs

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