Definition of drail in English:

drail

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Pronunciation: /dreɪl
 
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noun

Angling
  • A fish hook and line weighted with lead for dragging below the surface of the water.
    More example sentences
    • I clinch knot a 3oz. drail to my 25lb line.
    • The only variation to this rig might be an increase or a decrease in drail weight to match the current conditions and water depth.

Origin

late 16th century (denoting part of a plough): from the obsolete verb drail, an alteration of trail.

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