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  • v. Present participle of haul.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In growing sea-island cotton, the operation of drawing up to the foot of the plant, with the hoe, the loose dirt left, by the plow.

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

  • n. the activity of transporting goods by truck

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Examples

  • There is a time overhead in hauling the container to the container marshaling, which is recouped on the faster movement of container freight rail when clear paths are available.

    Matthew Yglesias » Ride the Freight Train

  • So they both pulled together and succeeded with difficulty in hauling that net ashore, when they found it full of fish of all kinds and colours; — And Shahrazad perceived the dawn of day and ceased to say her permitted say.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Waiting for vacations, when we could all be together without phone calls hauling them off somewhere.

    Jinx High

  • A government above those fifteen parties, not subject to party pulling and hauling, is necessary.

    The New Germany

  • In the meantime, Hazel and Hattie were used every odd moment in hauling manure from Glen Ellen, whose barnyards had never known such a thorough cleaning.

    Chapter 20

  • Besides, his hands were full with his sister, or his arms, rather; while Buck was too near dead to be of further use in hauling the sled.

    Chapter 5

  • 'I do of all things delight in hauling good people's opinions out of their musty drawers, and seeing how they look when they're all pulled to pieces before their faces!

    Belinda

  • I love the idea of hauling a bed outside but my husband and son called me cuckoo and I sort of lost my verve for THAT idea.

    Maryjanes Farm...

  • He clearly recalled hauling cans of gas aboard, tipping them out into the cockpit and through the door of the cabin.

    Memory

  • Except that, as Mark is somewhat of a student of history, he should know that the idea of hauling nominees before Congress and demanding answers before confirming them was an innovation of anti-civil rights southern senators, who wanted to ascertain whether the judge was sympathetic to their views.

    Balkinization

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  • My adjectival use: 'Rather than hauling company they say haulage company.'
    My example as a singular noun: 'Their main work is hauling or haulage.'

    August 22, 2011