Drawnet Draw"net`, n. A net for catching the larger sorts of birds; also, a dragnet. --Crabb. [1913 Webster]

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  • drawnet — /ˈdrɔnɛt/ (say drawnet) noun a net with a drawstring in various weights and meshes, used for trapping animals …   Australian English dictionary

  • drawnet — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: draw (I) + net : a net formerly used for catching large wild birds …   Useful english dictionary

  • tirasse — tə̇ˈras, räs noun ( s) Etymology: French, drawnet, pedal coupler, from tirasser to catch with a drawnet, aug. of tirer to draw, pull, shoot more at tirade : a pedal coupler in an organ …   Useful english dictionary

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