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dragline

[drag-lahyn] /ˈdrægˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
a rope dragging from something; dragrope.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism; drag + line1
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British Dictionary definitions for drag line

dragline

/ˈdræɡˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
another word for dragrope (sense 2)
2.
Also called dragline crane, dragline excavator. a power shovel that operates by being dragged by cables at the end of an arm or jib: used for quarrying, opencast mining, etc
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