#285. [Motion given to an object situated behind.] Traction. -- N. traction; drawing &c. v.; draught, pull, haul; rake; "a long pull a strong pull and a pull all together"; towage[obs], haulage.
V. draw, pull, haul, lug, rake, drag, tug, tow, trail, train; take in tow.
wrench, jerk, twitch, touse|; yank [U.S.].
Adj. drawing &c. v.; tractile[obs], tractive.