trawl[ trawl ]SEE DEFINITION OF trawl
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Next they turned their attention to picking the trawl already in the water.
What fry could evade the hook, the net, or the trawl of these men?
Anyhow, he says that you are to give a hand when we shoot and when we haul the trawl.'
By-the-bye, how do you pass the time away before hauling the trawl?'
He had seen enough to realize that pulling a trawl was no sinecure.
She ran up alongside the Barracouta, where the boys were baiting their trawl.
He was soon unhooking hake and coiling the trawl into its tub.
He turned his back on the stranger and resumed baiting his trawl.
If the night is clear you can sleep, except when the trawl is being got up.
It's reminding me of my hauling of my first trawl on the Banks.
1560s, from Dutch tragelen, from Middle Dutch traghelen "to drag," from traghel "dragnet," probably from Latin tragula "dragnet." Related: Trawled; trawling.