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trawl (v.)

1560s, from Dutch tragelen, from Middle Dutch traghelen "to drag," from traghel "dragnet," probably from Latin tragula "dragnet." Related: Trawled; trawling.

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Definitions of trawl from WordNet
1
trawl (n.)
a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys);
Synonyms: trawl line / spiller / setline / trotline
trawl (n.)
a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths;
Synonyms: dragnet / trawl net
2
trawl (v.)
fish with trawlers;
From wordnet.princeton.edu