Entry from US English dictionary
A device for winding and unwinding fishing line, designed to be attached to a fishing rod.
- It's of British manufacture and a very well made saltwater fly fishing reel.
- Many items - fishing reels, for example - look remarkably similar to the outsider facing the glittering array for the first time.
- We see lots of fishing reels that come in to us badly corroded and with bearings and other parts seized, simply because they were not rinsed under a freshwater tap after each saltwater use.
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Syllabification: fish·ing reel
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