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hauler

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hauler a haulage contractor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hauler A trucking company; a freight transporter using trucks.
    • Hauler One who hauls.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hauler One who pulls or hauls.
    • n hauler A device for catching fish, consisting of several hooks connected together and hauled through the water by a line; a jigger; a scrodgill; a pull-devil: as, a hauler for bluefish.
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Usage

In literature:

It was a sand-hauler who fished her out.
"Fromont and Risler, Complete" by Alphonse Daudet
Evans, Cherry-Garrard and Crean; (3) man-haulers, E. R. Evans, Atkinson, Wright and Lashly.
"The Voyages of Captain Scott" by Charles Turley
In the meantime the haulers on the other line had forgotten to pull the laborer nearer to safety.
"The Young Engineers in Arizona" by H. Irving Hancock
Tad and Eric, the rear dogs, are the largest and heaviest of the pack, and perhaps the best haulers.
"The Story of Grenfell of the Labrador" by Dillon Wallace
Four dogs were brought up by this party, and proved a great relief to our wood-haulers during the remainder of the season.
"Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 2" by John Franklin
The log-hauler would not deliver the goods to the rotary saw.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Wood haulers are dotting the river.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
Always sells in the orchard to western apple haulers.
"The Apple" by Various
By the time the horn sounded for another change of work, both diggers and haulers were glad to exchange back again.
"Girl Scouts at Dandelion Camp" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Some of its lines are the busiest traffic-haulers in the land.
"The Modern Railroad" by Edward Hungerford
Josh and myself have served our country as haulers of the necessities.
"Motor Boat Boys on the Great Lakes" by Louis Arundel
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In news:

European Trash Hauler Says Profits Rose 32.
Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux S.A. Europe's biggest private independent power producer and trash hauler, indicated yesterday that its second-half profit rose 32 percent, driven by growth in its energy division and expansion abroad.
REPUBLIC INDUSTRIES TO SELL ITS STAKE IN TRASH HAULER .
1 automobile retailer, plans a public sale of its stake in the trash hauler Republic Services Inc after it failed to get tax-free status for a distribution to shareholders.
But Richard Barlow, chief of the DEP's waste management bureau, said, ``We don't control the haulers .
Spending A Week With The Ram Long- Hauler .
Tour of a car hauler at Super DIRT Week.
Josh MacMillan, the crew chief of the No 99 Larry Wight car, gives a tour of their car hauler, the team's home away from home.
Toy Hauler Fire at DSFCU.
It was decided they'll ask haulers to submit bids for both options and see which was a more affordable option.
VDOT says the same hauler then drove down and hit the bridge at Liberty Road about an hour later.
Even in hard times, difficult to find haulers for cargo.
Hidden Risk Weighs Against Fat Dividend Yields -- 4.4%, 3.4% -- at Dominant Waste Haulers.
Davis, a livestock hauler and proponent of the horse meat industry, has purchased more than 1,700 wild horses from the federal Bureau of Land Management since 2008 -- roughly 70 percent of all horses sold by the agency.
For months, Ken Salazar's office did not respond to requests for comment about his connection to Tom Davis, a San Luis Valley livestock hauler and the subject of the ProPublica investigation.
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