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English definition of “trawl”


verb [T] (FISH)    /trɔːl/ US  /trɑːl/
to pull a large , cone-shaped net through the sea at a deep level behind a special boat in order to catch fish : They trawl these waters for cod .Commercial fishingFishing
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