otter trawl

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noun

a trawl net equipped with otter boards.

Nearby words

  1. otter,
  2. otter board,
  3. otter hound,
  4. otter shell,
  5. otter shrew,
  6. otterbein,
  7. otterbein, philip william,
  8. otterburn,
  9. otterhound,
  10. otto

Compare beam trawl.

Origin of otter trawl

First recorded in 1895–1900

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