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drag
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 20
1. A confection; a comfit; a drug.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To break, as land, by drawing a drag or harrow over it; to harrow; to draw a drag along the bottom of, as a stream or other water; hence, to search, as by means of a drag.
5. A kind of sledge for conveying heavy bodies; also, a kind of low car or handcart; as, a stone drag.
6. A heavy coach with seats on top; also, a heavy carriage.
9. Hence, anything that retards; a clog; an obstacle to progress or enjoyment.
12. A steel instrument for completing the dressing of soft stone.
13. The difference between the speed of a screw steamer under sail and that of the screw when the ship outruns the screw; or between the propulsive effects of the different floats of a paddle wheel. See Citation under Drag, v. i., 3.
14. Anything towed in the water to retard a ship's progress, or to keep her head up to the wind; esp., a canvas bag with a hooped mouth, so used. See sail ( below).
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