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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dragnet  \Drag"net`\,  n.  [Cf.  AS  dr[ae]gnet.] 
  A  net  to  be  drawn  along  the  bottom  of  a  body  of  water,  as  in 
  fishing. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dragnet 
  n  :  a  conical  net  dragged  through  the  water  at  great  depths 
  [syn:  {trawl},  {trawl  net}] 




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