Haul

Haul

, n. 1. A pulling with force; a violent pull.
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2. A single draught of a net; as, to catch a hundred fish at a haul.
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3. That which is caught, taken, or gained at once, as by hauling a net.
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4. Transportation by hauling; the distance through which anything is hauled, as freight in a railroad car; as, a long haul or short haul.
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5. (Rope Making) A bundle of about four hundred threads, to be tarred.
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