REEL (in Angling). A small machine, generally of brass, with an axis and handle on which the fishing-line is wound. There are two modes of attaching the reel to the rod, one by means of a screw and nut, which tends to weaken the but, the other by aplate and sliding rings, the latter is preferable.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835
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