"haul" Definition

  1. v. t. To pull or draw with force; to drag.
  2. v. t. To transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen; as, to haul logs to a sawmill.
  3. v. i. To change the direction of a ship by hauling the wind. See under Haul, v. t.
  4. v. t. To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked.
  5. n. A pulling with force; a violent pull.
  6. n. A single draught of a net; as, to catch a hundred fish at a haul.
  7. n. That which is caught, taken, or gained at once, as by hauling a net.
  8. n. Transportation by hauling; the distance through which anything is hauled, as freight in a railroad car; as, a long haul or short haul.
  9. n. A bundle of about four hundred threads, to be tarred.

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Position in dictionary: 44860 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. i., v. t., n., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "haul": 9
Words that end with "haul": 9
Words that contain "haul": 26
Next words in dictionary: haulage, hauled, hauler, hauling, haulm
Previous words in dictionary: haughty, haughtiness, haughtily, haught, haugh

English Dictionary Definition of haul

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