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trawl

[n] - a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys) 2. [n] - a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths 3. [v] - fish with trawlers
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trawl

To take fish, or other marine animals, with a trawl. ... Origin: OF. Trauler, troller, F. Troter, to drag about, to stroll about; probably of Teutonic origin. Cf. Troll. ... 1. A fishing line, often extending a mile or more, having many short lines bearing hooks attached to it. It is used for catching cod, halibut, etc.; a boulter. ... 2. A large b...
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trawl

dragnet noun a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
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trawl

spiller noun a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
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Trawl

• (v. t.) To take fish, or other marine animals, with a trawl. • (n.) A fishing line, often extending a mile or more, having many short lines bearing hooks attached to it. It is used for catching cod, halibut, etc.; a boulter. • (n.) A large bag net attached to a beam with iron frames at its ends, and dragged at the bottom of the sea...
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trawl

(from the article `net`) Surrounding nets are fine, heavy nets that capture fish by encircling them. Seine nets, trawls, dredges, and long lines are all varieties of ... fishing vessel that uses a trawl, a conical net that snares fish by being dragged through the water or along the bottom. Trawlers vary according to ... Dragged gear...
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Trawl

A sock-shaped net with a wide mouth tapering to a small, pointed end (the cod end) that is towed behind a vessel at any depth.
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Trawl

a string of traps connected by a line with two buoys marking each end. Traps are tied along the line. Three, five, seven and ten-trap trawls are common in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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Trawl

Towed net consisting of a cone-shaped body closed by a bag or codend and extended at the opening by wings. It can be towed by one or two boats and, according to the type, used on the bottom or in midwater (pelagic).
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trawl

A funnel-shaped net towed through the ocean or along the seafloor to collect fishes and invertebrates.
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