haul haul  /ˈhɔl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of drawing or hauling something
  2. (n) the quantity that was caught
  3. (v) draw slowly or heavily
  4. (v) transport in a vehicle

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  1. The Senate passed its first important piece of railroad legislationthe Gooding long and short haul bill.
  2. And the haul was astonishing: more than $1.
  3. The noisy plane once dreaded by flyers is now a quieter, quicker ride--and more efficient than jets for short-haul travel.

News

  1. Pasco public transit offers $20 'haul pass' to students

    The student "haul pass" is now available in Pasco County. It's for unlimited rides on Pasc
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bay News 9 Tampa Bay

  2. * Hiring Full Time Drivers * To Haul US Mail

    * Hiring Full Time Drivers * To Haul US Mail in Lufkin, TX EXCELLENT HOURLY PAY $18.99 p/h + $4.58 H&W Class A CDL & 2 yrs. experience required in the past five years. EOE/AA Salmon Companies www.salmoncompanies.com
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

  3. U-Haul Offering 30 Days of Free Self-Storage and U-Box Portable Moving and Storage to Colorado Residents Affected by ...

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Southern Colorado is offering 30 days of free storage and U-Box portable moving and storage to residents of Colorado who have ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Lohan, through sobs, addressed the court just prior to sentencing: "I did do everything I was told, and did the best I could to balance jobs and showing up," she told the judge. "It's just been such a long haul I don't want you to think I...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: TIME

  2. "I just need to keep progressing and keep moving my way up the board," he said. "It's a long haul. The US Open is not going to get easier as the week goes on -- especially on the weekend. And from what I hear it's supposed to be overcast, so...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: ESPN

  3. "It's mostly soreness," Minaya said on a conference call. "We all want to see Johan Santana pitching in September. But this is a smart move because we want to see him pitching for the long haul."
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Omar Minaya Source: USA Today

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