verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of trawl
Examples from the Web for trawl
Historical Examples of trawl
Next they turned their attention to picking the trawl already in the water.The Harbor of Doubt
What fry could evade the hook, the net, or the trawl of these men?The Book-Hunter
John Hill Burton
Anyhow, he says that you are to give a hand when we shoot and when we haul the trawl.'
By-the-bye, how do you pass the time away before hauling the trawl?'
He had seen enough to realize that pulling a trawl was no sinecure.Jim Spurling, Fisherman
Albert Walter Tolman
noun sea fishing
Word Origin for trawl
1560s, from Dutch tragelen, from Middle Dutch traghelen "to drag," from traghel "dragnet," probably from Latin tragula "dragnet." Related: Trawled; trawling.