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Drag up   /dræg əp/   Listen
Drag up

verb
1.
Mention something unpleasant from the past.  Synonym: dredge up.






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... physical strength in clearing the ship. The armourer was also set to work on the beach in forging bolts for the martingales of the outriggers. In short, every living creature among us was somehow or other employed, not even excepting our dogs, which were set to drag up the stores on the beach; so that our little dockyard soon exhibited the most animated scene imaginable. The quickest method of landing casks and other things not too weighty, was that adopted by Captain Hoppner, and consisted of a hawser secured to the ship’s main mast-head, and ...
— Journal of the Third Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage • William Edward Parry



Words linked to "Drag up" :   name, mention, advert, refer, bring up, cite



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