Definition of Drails
1. drail [n] - See also: drail
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Literary usage of Drails
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1882)
"Bluefish-drails. Bradford & Anthony, Boston, Mass. 29485. ... Bluefish-drails. (Made in the form of a squid and very killing. ..."
2. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1883)
"FISH-HOOKS, JIGS AND drails, ARTIFICIAL BAITS, FLIES AND FLY-HOOKS, ... Jigs and drails for the capture of cod, weakfish, Spanish mackerel, bass, ..."
3. Bibliography of the Fishes of the Pacific Coast of the United States to the by Theodore Gill (1882)
"Bluefish-drails. Bradford it Anthony, Boston, Mass. . Bluefish-hooks. ... Bluefish-drails. (Made in the form of a squid and very killing Peculiar to ..."
4. On the Zoological Position of Texas by Edward Drinker Cope (1880)
"Jigs and drails. 42897. Tinned bluefish hooks. US Fish Commission. 29448. ... Bluefish-drails. (Made in the form of a squid and very killing. ..."
5. ... Classification of the Collection to Illustrate the Animal Resources of by George Brown Goode (1876)
"Blue-fish drails of bone and metal of the various patterns, Newport, Noank, ... Block Island drails. Pearl-squids of various patterns. Bone-squids. ..."
6. A History of American Literature .. by Moses Coit Tyler (1890)
"It is no marvel they wear drails on the hinder part of their heads ; having nothing, it seems, in the forepart but a few squirrels' brains to help them ..."
7. Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1898)
"... drails, barbels, pens, gaffs," or mussel- hooks. Josselyn, in his New England's Rarities, written in 1672, enumerated over two hundred kinds of fish ..."