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synonyms for trawl

  • drag
  • dragnet
  • line
  • net
  • seine
  • troll
See also synonyms for: trawling
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How to use trawl in a sentence

Every accessible square meter of the North Sea was being hit approximately twice per year by a trawl.
THE HUMAN ERROR DARWIN INSPIRED - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENAARON HIRSHSEPTEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
Why, I offered to thrash him and his two boys only three weeks ago, for hanging around after dark where I had a trawl set.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Indeed, the pelicans enclosed the fish with their united wings in a regular line as close and compact as a trawl or drag-net.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
There is some ship-building, some brewing, with oyster and trawl fishing; the fishery engages nearly seven hundred persons.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
Five soundings were taken, and, on July 9, the trawl was put over in three hundred and forty-five fathoms.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
We had been driving before a light westerly wind, when the trawl caught on the bottom and stopped the vessel.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The bow pulley in each dory fairly chuckled with delight as the trawl line was pulled over it.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
The loss of a net was a serious one, as it took ten pounds or more to replace it and the trawl-beam and its belongings.
A CHAPTER OF ADVENTURESG. A. HENTY
One man shipped the oars and pulled to the eastward, while the other hove the trawl-buoy over and payed out the anchor line.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
The case seemed clear enough until the inconvenient discovery was made that swordfish are taken on bottom trawl lines.
TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
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WORDS RELATED TO TRAWL

  • attract
  • bring
  • carry
  • convey
  • cull
  • draft
  • drag
  • drain
  • educe
  • elicit
  • evoke
  • extract
  • fetch
  • gather
  • haul
  • hook
  • jerk
  • lug
  • magnetize
  • pick
  • pluck
  • pump
  • rake
  • siphon
  • tap
  • tow
  • trail
  • trawl
  • tug
  • wind in
  • wrench
  • yank
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