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drail

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English drail (to drag along).

NounEdit

drail (plural drails)

  1. (fishing) A hook with a lead shank.

VerbEdit

drail (third-person singular simple present drails, present participle drailing, simple past and past participle drailed)

  1. (fishing, obsolete) To trail; to draggle.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.