from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In lumbering, a light chain and hook by which a horse may be hitched to a cable in order to move it where desired.
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Thus a frigate has four decks, the spar, gun, berth, and orlop (or haul-up) decks; but she is called a "single-decked ship," from the circumstance that only one of these four decks has a complete range of batteries.
It would have been another routine drink driving haul-up but when Rao seized their road tax receipt, Fajeli went berserk.
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