Word:

Haul

Pronunciation: hạl
v. t.1.To pull or draw with force; to drag.
[imp. & p. p. Hauled (hạld); p. pr. & vb. n. Hauling.]
Some dance, some haul the rope.
- Denham.
2.To transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen; as, to haul logs to a sawmill.
To haul over the coals
See under Coal.
To haul the wind
(Naut.) to turn the head of the ship nearer to the point from which the wind blows.
v. i.1.(Naut.) To change the direction of a ship by hauling the wind. See under Haul, v. t.
I . . . hauled up for it, and found it to be an island.
- Cook.
2.To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked.
To haul around
(Naut.) to shift to any point of the compass; - said of the wind.
To haul off
(Naut.) to sail closer to the wind, in order to get farther away from anything; hence, to withdraw; to draw back.
n.1.A pulling with force; a violent pull.
2.A single draught of a net; as, to catch a hundred fish at a haul.
3.That which is caught, taken, or gained at once, as by hauling a net.
4.Transportation by hauling; the distance through which anything is hauled, as freight in a railroad car; as, a long haul or short haul.
5.(Rope Making) A bundle of about four hundred threads, to be tarred.
Noun1.haul - the act of drawing or hauling something; "the haul up the hill went very slowly"
Synonyms: haulage, draw
2.haul - the quantity that was caught; "the catch was only 10 fish"
Synonyms: catch
Verb1.haul - draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
Synonyms: cart, drag, hale
2.haul - transport in a vehicle; "haul stones from the quarry in a truck"; "haul vegetables to the market"
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