“He’s makin a good job o tryin tae tak yir fingers off Ike, despite bein weel taigled in the remains o the creel”
creel: lobster pot, fish trap.
“He is making a good job of trying to remove your fingers Ike, despite being much restricted in being caught up in the remains of the lobster pot.”
Sept 2006, Crusty the ten pound lobster, from the Moray Firth, East Coast of Scotland. Estimated at up to 50yrs old he was caught sold and eaten. All involved unaware that he was well known and ‘adopted’ by the local recreational sub-aqua sports folk.
The Scottish Word: creel with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.