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.
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.
n : the activity of transporting goods by truck [syn: trucking,