trawling

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English[edit]

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Bottom trawling.

Noun[edit]

trawling ‎(countable and uncountable, plural trawlings)

  1. A commercial fishing technique in which a net is dragged by a moving boat.
  2. A laborious search.
    • 2011, Christopher Hitchens, Arguably
      No longer would he have to fear the deportation of Gerald Haxton, who as an American was constantly running that risk in his trawlings through the bars of London.

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trawling

  1. present participle of trawl