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n. 1 Something that drags 2 (context nautical English) A trawler

  1. n. someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something [syn: puller, tugger]

  2. a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish [syn: trawler]

Usage examples of "dragger".

His eyes took in the long, narrow cove, bound by a granite shore, dotted with lobster boats and draggers, bathed in a cold silver light.

After the beating Siri Teku gave her for trying to hide Chiura, Jana lost her position as dragger on Face Five.

Of course we contracted with them, paid them, were delivered into the hands of the draggers, dragged up the Pyramids, and harried and be-deviled for bucksheesh from the foundation clear to the summit.

The skipper of a local dragger later told me he had met a small group of Killer Whales close to the harbour channel on the day the Potheads entered.

They had surely shepherded her into one of Mother Russia's countless huddles of squinting, lumpy, hopeless, grubbing ragbags - had surely made of my Helga a digger of root crops in frosty fields, a lead-footed, splay-fingered clearer of rubble, a nameless, sexless dragger of noisy carts.

In the bay they saw a scallop dragger halfway to the narrows, a wake like the hem of a slip showing behind it.

Ten minutes after arriving at the airport, Peter was taxiing the tail dragger down the runway.

Takeoff and landing were different, too, a tail dragger requiring more of a three-point landing.