What does the word eel mean?

Usage examples for eel

  1. When she loosed the one knot he made an eel of himself, and dropped into the tub. – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  2. Some eel- fish of the same kind as yesterday. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  3. Winding in the line in a way which proved that the divit had done him no harm, he gave utterance to an exclamation of huge disgust as he drew an eel to the bank, with the line entangled hopelessly about its shiny body. – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne