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trawl

 
pronunciation:
trawl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large net that is shaped like a cone and is dragged along the bottom of the ocean to catch fish.
similar words:
net
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: trawls, trawling, trawled
definition: to fish with a trawl net or line.
After trawling for hours, they went home without any fish.
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