Pull or a puff
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|•||A confection; a comfit; a drug.|
|•||To draw slowly or heavily onward; to pull along the ground by main force; to haul; to trail; -- applied to drawing heavy or resisting bodies or those inapt for drawing, with labor, along the ground or other surface; as, to drag stone or timber; to drag a net in fishing.|
|•||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.|
|•||To draw along, as something burdensome; hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty.|
|•||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.|
|•||To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; to advance with weary effort; to go on lingeringly.|
|•||To serve as a clog or hindrance; to hold back.|
|•||To fish with a dragnet.|
|•||The act of dragging; anything which is dragged.|
|•||A net, or an apparatus, to be drawn along the bottom under water, as in fishing, searching for drowned persons, etc.|
|•||A kind of sledge for conveying heavy bodies; also, a kind of low car or handcart; as, a stone drag.|
|•||A heavy coach with seats on top; also, a heavy carriage.|
|•||A heavy harrow, for breaking up ground.|
|•||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 Drag sail (below).|
|•||Also, a skid or shoe, for retarding the motion of a carriage wheel.|
|•||Hence, anything that retards; a clog; an obstacle to progress or enjoyment.|
|•||Motion affected with slowness and difficulty, as if clogged.|
|•||The bottom part of a flask or mold, the upper part being the cope.|
|•||A steel instrument for completing the dressing of soft stone.|
|•||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.|
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