Draw-Net, a kind of net for taking the larger species of wild fowl: it ought to be made of the best packthread, with wide meshes; the whole should be about two fathoms in depth, and six in length ; verged on either side With a very strong cord, and stretched at each end on long poles.
Draw-nets mustbe spread smooth and flat on the ground, and strewed over with sedge, grass, etc. to conceal them from the fowl. The sportsman should likewise shelter himself in an arbour covered with the boughs of trees, grass, fern, or other vegetables, in order to prevent his being discovered. - See alsoB irD-catchistg, vol.i. p.26l, and foil.