Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.
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dragger — a trawler, a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or drag net to catch fish. Of varying sizes with a small crew of about three to eight people. The trawl is usually worked from the starboard side from winches geared to the main engine of the vessel … Dictionary of ichthyology
dragger — noun Date: circa 1500 one that drags; specifically a fishing boat operating a trawl or dragnet … New Collegiate Dictionary
dragger — noun 1. someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something • Syn: ↑puller, ↑tugger • Derivationally related forms: ↑drag, ↑tug (for: ↑tugger), ↑pull ( … Useful english dictionary
Fishing trawler — For other types of trawlers, see Trawler (disambiguation). The Irish RSW tank trawler Brendelen in Skagen harbour A fishing trawler (also called a dragger) is a commercial fishing vessel designed to operate fishing trawls. Traw … Wikipedia