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trawl

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Noun trawl has 2 senses
  1. trawl, trawl line, spiller, setline, trotline - a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
    --1 is a kind of fishing line
    Derived form: verb trawl1
  2. trawl, dragnet, trawl net - a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
    --2 is a kind of fishnet, fishing net
    Derived form: verb trawl1
Verb trawl has 1 sense
  1. trawl - fish with trawlers
    --1 is one way to
    fish
    Derived forms: noun trawl1, noun trawl2
    Sample sentences:
    The men trawl the area for animals
    The men trawl for animals in the area
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