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hauling


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haul  \Haul\  (h[add]l),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hauled}  (h[add]ld); 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Hauling}.]  [OE.  halen,  halien,  F.  haler,  of 
  German  or  Scand.  origin;  akin  to  AS  geholian  to  acquire, 
  get  D.  halen  to  fetch,  pull  draw,  OHG.  hol[=o]n,  hal[=o]n, 
  G.  holen,  Dan.  hale  to  haul,  Sw  hala,  and  to  L.  calare  to 
  call  summon,  Gr  kalei^n  to  call  Cf  {Hale},  v.  t., 
  {Claim}.  {Class},  {Council},  {Ecclesiastic}.] 
  1.  To  pull  or  draw  with  force;  to  drag. 
 
  Some  dance,  some  haul  the  rope.  --Denham. 
 
  Thither  they  bent,  and  hauled  their  ships  to  land. 
  --Pope. 
 
  Romp-loving  miss  Is  hauled  about  in  gallantry 
  robust.  --Thomson. 
 
  2.  To  transport  by  drawing,  as  with  horses  or  oxen;  as  to 
  haul  logs  to  a  sawmill. 
 
  When  I  was  seven  or  eight  years  of  age,  I  began 
  hauling  all  the  wood  used  in  the  house  and  shops. 
  --U.  S.  Grant. 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hauling 
  n  :  the  activity  of  transporting  goods  by  truck  [syn:  {trucking}] 




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