Drag
Drag Drag, v. i. 1. To be drawn along, as a rope or dress, on the ground; to trail; to be moved onward along the ground, or along the bottom of the sea, as an anchor that does not hold. [1913 Webster]

2. To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; to advance with weary effort; to go on lingeringly. [1913 Webster]

The day drags through, though storms keep out the sun. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

Long, open panegyric drags at best. -- Gay. [1913 Webster]

3. To serve as a clog or hindrance; to hold back. [1913 Webster]

A propeller is said to drag when the sails urge the vessel faster than the revolutions of the screw can propel her. --Russell. [1913 Webster]

4. To fish with a dragnet. [1913 Webster]


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