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  • n. A person or company engaged in the haulage of goods.
  • n. A miner who hauls coal from the coalface to the bottom of the shaft.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a haulage contractor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a haulage contractor

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But Peter Carroll, a former haulier leading the FairFuelUK campaign group, said the move might be enough to buy off truckers agitating for fuel blockades.

    Budget 2011: Surprise fuel duty concession will cost oil industry £10bn

  • He was told they were empty - simply because the haulier who handed them over, unmarked and undocumented, had said so.

    Johann Hari: Workers Will Die Without Health and Safety Inspections

  • If this haulier doesn't have the moolah, shouldn't Lord James come up with someone else?

    Diary

  • No, we must conclude that Lord James of Blackheath, the Tory peer who raised the possibility in the House of Lords a few weeks back, took the former haulier to see a cabinet minister and who told us that it was all cast iron, was duped.

    Diary

  • Jean-Paul Grard, president of the UPR truckers' association, told a press conference, that the government had to do something to ensure that French haulier companies survived in business.

    French truckers on the move again ... or not

  • ` We've got a few names: an Essex-based haulier, a Turkish gang in Rotterdam ... '

    Fleshmarket Close

  • Only two out of 27 vehicles owned by haulier KGB Holdings passed roadworthy tests ordered by Gauteng transport MEC Khabisi Mosunkutu on Wednesday after a KwaZulu-Natal vehicle testing station owned by the same company declared them roadworthy.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The stone-haulier's tools are simple and can often be manufactured locally.

    3. HANDLING THE BLOCKS

  • However, where tractors, cranes, elevators, lorries, etc. are not available, or where such mechanised methods prove too costly or poorly adapted to local conditions, the techniques of the stone-haulier are called upon.

    3. HANDLING THE BLOCKS

  • In many quarries, the know-how of the stone-haulier has been replaced by mechanised techniques.

    3. HANDLING THE BLOCKS

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