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Definitions of reel:

part of speech: verb transitive

To wind on a frame or bobbin; to draw in by winding; as, to reel fish in.

part of speech: noun

A lively Scottish dance.

part of speech: verb transitive

To wind on a reel.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To stagger or sway from side to side; feel dizzy; as, his head reeled.

part of speech: verb

To move unsteadily like a drunken man.

part of speech: noun

A turning frame for winding yarn, rope, cord, etc.; a staggering movement; a lively country dance; as, the Virginia reel; the music for such a dance.

part of speech: noun

In Scot., a dance in which three or four dancers in a row twist in and out and round each other.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To stagger: to vacillate.

part of speech: noun

A frame turning on an axis on which yarn, thread, & c., are wound.

part of speech: noun

A rolling or turning frame for winding yarn, etc.

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