ndrailA toothed iron projecting from the beam of a plow for hitching the horses to.
ndrailA large piece of lead placed around the shank of a large-sized fish-hook, in the form of a cone: used in fishing for bluefish. At the upper end a loop of wire is introduced to hold the line, and the lower end tapers until it meets the shank opposite the point of the hook. When attached to the line a pickled eelskin is drawn over it until the lower end just covers the head.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
nDraildrāl the iron bow of a plough from which the traces draw: a piece of lead round the shank of the hook in fishing
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pollock also are taken here in summer, "drailing" by hand line.
"Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine" by Walter H. Rich