Definition Of hauls
(especially of a sailing ship) make an abrupt change of course.
The waters of the Nile slipped beneath the hull and the boat hauled for the western shore.
(of a person) pull or drag with effort or force.
he hauled his bike out of the shed
(of a vehicle) pull (an attached trailer or load) behind it.
the train was hauling a cargo of liquid chemicals
a distance to be traversed.
the thirty-mile haul to Tallahassee
a quantity of something that was stolen or is possessed illegally.
they escaped with a haul of antiques
Example Of hauls
A top Navy Officer was hauled before a court martial yesterday after a laptop packed with military secrets was nicked from his car.
Anglers on the River Tweed in southeast Scotland landed more than 14,000 salmon, one of the biggest hauls ever recorded in Britain.
As the construction of the huge vessel approached completion, transport firms hauled the mountains of food to the site.
But Mormon use of advanced methods to net large hauls of fish for pickling and shipment elsewhere had impoverished the Utes and made them resentful and ready for war.
Eight bowlers had seven wicket returns during the month and there were a total of 23 six-wicket hauls recorded.