The Scottish Word:

Creel

“He’s makin a good job o tryin tae tak yir fingers off Ike, despite bein weel taigled in the remains o the creel”

Translated:

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.”

[creel spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

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.

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