from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A long fishing line towed by a boat and supporting many smaller lines bearing baited hooks. Also called trawl, trawl line, trotline.
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- n. a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
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