To carry something; to transport something, with a connotation that the item is heavy or otherwise difficult to move.
To pull or draw something heavy.
* Alexander Pope
- Some dance, some haul the rope.
To transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen.
- Thither they bent, and hauled their ships to land.
* Ulysses S. Grant
- to haul logs to a sawmill
(nautical) To steer a vessel closer to the wind.
- When I was seven or eight years of age, I began hauling all the wood used in the house and shops.
(nautical, of the wind) To shift fore (more towards the bow).
(figuratively) To pull.
- I hauled up for it, and found it to be an island.
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, author=Jonathan Jurejko
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, passage=The 26-year-old has proved a revelation since his £10m move from Freiburg, with his 11 goals in 10 matches hauling
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To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked.
* haul down
* (to steer closer to the wind) veer
* (to shift aft) veer
A long drive, especially transporting/hauling heavy cargo.
An amount of something that has been taken, especially of fish or illegal loot.
- The robber's haul was over thirty items.
A pulling with force; a violent pull.
(ropemaking) A bundle of many threads, to be tarred.
Collectively, all of the products bought on a shopping trip.
A haul video
- The trawler landed a ten-ton haul .
to wail, to cry plaintively
* 1605': Thou know’st the first time that we smell the air / We '''waul and cry. — William Shakespeare, ''King Lear IV.v