dragger : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
  • n  a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish

  • The 4,200 members of his independent Atlantic Fishermen's Union manned practically every sizeable trawler, dragger and gill-netter that sailed out of New Bedford, Gloucester and .
  • As many as three "draggers" hang onto life preservers towed behind the Kennedy sloop Victura.
  • When it came to political meetings, Ike had always been a notorious foot-dragger.
News & Articles

  • THE CAT'S MEOW: Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick earns Legislative Leader Award from the Humane Society of the U.S.
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - You don’t have to have political clout to get the attention of a congressmen. You could be a creature with four legs and fur or two legs and feathers. You could quack, bark or even be a knuckle dragger. If you’re in danger or mistreated, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick is your man, and his dedication to the protection of animals has earned him the gratitude and the special ...
    June 23, 2013 - Bristol Pilot
  • Blessing of the fleet June 22
    Where can you be grateful for the garbage scow, or consecrate the catamaran, give praise to the powerboat and dedicate the dragger?
    June 19, 2013 - Old Colony Memorial & Plymouth Bulletin
Quotes

  • Larry Miller in Rocky Mountain News
    I'd been a foot-dragger and a stick in the mud, and Adrian deserved better,Miller said.
  • Monte Solberg in CTV.ca
    I'm saying if the prime minister doesn't defend my position (on Charter rights), then he's a knuckle-dragger segregationist just like the ones who attacked Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement,Solberg said.

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