brail

Definitions of brail
  1. noun
    a small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in
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    type of:
    rope
    a strong line
  2. verb
    take in a sail with a brail
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    type of:
    furl, roll up
    form into a cylinder by rolling
  3. noun
    a small net used to draw fish into a boat
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    type of:
    net
    a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
  4. verb
    haul fish aboard with brails
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    type of:
    fish
    catch or try to catch fish or shellfish
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