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a small net used to draw fish into a boat

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a small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in

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take in a sail with a brail

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haul fish aboard with brails

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1725 Eight brails [just over a ton] of anchovies swim in the fish hold, and we steam toward the Berkeley Marina to unload.
It's time to brail [ladle with a big scoop] them into the fish hold.
For the second day running, the race was reduced to farce b y a series of pile-ups which claimed three of Brails ford's Team Sky riders - Bradley Wiggins (below) , Michael Barry and Simon Gerrans.
But British Cycling performance director David Brails ford and his coaches were sorely tempted to pitch him in to the individual pursuit after just a handful of practice runs.
And Brails ford and his team are fully aware of the potential on their hands - even if Thomas himself appears not to realise just how good he really is.