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n. - A conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths; A long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)

Usage examples (34)
  • Shouldn't that be "trawl" - 1st para line 3 after Cheaper Home Broadband.
  • Trawlers, i.e. craft that fish with a "trawl" net for flat fish, haddocks, etc., etc., are managed differently.
  • Jim lifted the first tub of trawl to the wash-board.
  • The remainder of the trawl was pulled in in silence. for more
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