Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who reels, in any sense; specifically, a silk-winder.
  • noun The grasshopper-warbler, Acrocephalus nævius: so called from its note.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who reels.
  • noun (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. The grasshopper warbler; -- so called from its note.

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  • noun The grasshopper warbler.
  • noun genetics An autosomal-recessive mouse mutant in which cortical neurons are generated normally but abnormally placed, a lack of reelin causing disorganization of cortical laminar layers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a dancer of reels
  • noun someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall

Etymologies

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From its note.

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reel +‎ -er, from its reeling gait.

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