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[drag-er] /ˈdræg ər/
any of various small motor trawlers operating off the North Atlantic coast of the U.S.
a person or thing that drags.
Origin of dragger
1490-1500; drag + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The student will click on the dragger and keep the button down while moving the dragger to the desired location.
  • Three area dragger fishermen testified in favor of the concept of mussel raft aquaculture.
  • He ground-looped his beautiful tail-dragger and closed down the main airline runway.
  • Spring loaded dragger arms with sensors imbedded in the tips at fixed standoffs would be recommended.
  • It will give the larger dragger fishing fleet a new avenue to direct their efforts.
  • The tail dragger version requires less fabrication from the manufacturer.
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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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