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trawl



Pronunciation: (trôl), [key]
n.
1. Also called trawl' net". a strong fishing net for dragging along the sea bottom.
2. Also called trawl' line". a buoyed line used in sea fishing, having numerous short lines with baited hooks attached at intervals.

v.i.
1. to fish with a net that drags along the sea bottom to catch the fish living there.
2. to fish with a trawl line.
3. to troll.

v.t.
1. to catch with a trawl net or a trawl line.
2. to drag (a trawl net).
3. to troll.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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