Definition of drail in English:

drail

noun

Fishing
  • A fish hook and line weighted with lead for dragging below the surface of the water.

    • ‘I clinch knot a 3oz. drail to my 25lb line.’
    • ‘The only variation to this rig might be an increase or a decrease in drail weight to match the current conditions and water depth.’

Origin

Late 16th century (denoting part of a plough): from the obsolete verb drail, an alteration of trail.

Pronunciation:

drail

/dreɪl/