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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Haul v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hauled p. pr. & vb. n. Hauling.]
 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.