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dragger

[drag-er] /ˈdræg ər/
noun
1.
any of various small motor trawlers operating off the North Atlantic coast of the U.S.
2.
a person or thing that drags.
Origin of dragger
1490-1500
1490-1500; drag + -er1
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  • Sometimes the pack comes too close upon the dragger, and then a nasty scene ensues, which is pleasanter not described.

    Ladies on Horseback Nannie Lambert
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knuckle-dragger

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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