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1) Eel. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(Anglo-Saxon, oel.) 1 Holding the eel of science by the tail. That is, to have an ephemeral smattering of a subject, which slips from the memory as an eel would wriggle...

2) eel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...eel, common name for any fish of the 10 families constituting the order Anguilliformes, and characterized by a long snakelike body covered with minute scales embedded...

3) Eel River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Eel River, in W central and SW Ind.; rises in Boone co., as a fork of Big Walnut Creek; flows generally SW, passing near Greencastle, to SW Putnam co. where Mill...

4) Eel River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Eel River, in NW Calif.; rises in NE Mendocino co., N of Hall Mt., in Medocino co.; flows SE and W, through L. Pillsbury reservoir, then NW, past Round Valley Indian...

5) eel. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. eel or eels1. Any of various long, snakelike, scaleless marine or freshwater fishes of the order Anguilliformes or Apodes that lack pelvic fins...

6) First Eel Lake. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...First Eel Lake (3 sq mi/8 sq km), SW N.B., Canada, near Maine border, 20 mi/32 km SSW of Woodstock; 3 mi/5 km long, 2 mi/3 km wide. Just S is Second Eel L. (3 mi/5...

7) South Eel River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...South Eel River, Calif.: see Eel River....

8) Eel River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Eel River, in N central Ind.; rises in NW Allen co.; flows c.100 mi/161 km SW to the Wabash at Logansport....

9) Eel. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A salt eel. A rope s end, used for scourging. At one time eelskins were used for whips."With my salt eele, went down in the parler, and there got my boy and did beat...

10) glass eel. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An eel in its transparent, postlarval stage. Also called elver....

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