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haul off


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v haul off take away by means of a vehicle "They carted off the old furniture"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Haul off to turn a ship's course away from an object
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

That was not the cask from which he had filled his meal-bag last time, and carried off such a glorious haul.
"The Dingo Boys" by G. Manville Fenn
She was accordingly hauled to the wind, and we again stood off.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
Stand by to slack off and haul in!
""Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea" by Morgan Robertson
The nickel-iron brutes were a dead cinch to haul off to the smelters.
"Anchorite" by Randall Garrett
We'll haul up anchor and be off the latter part of June.
"Walter and the Wireless" by Sara Ware Bassett
They called in two doctors and drugged me and hauled me off to a place.
"The Man Who Lost Himself" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
When Huey hauled us an extra keg of water we proceeded to take off at least a few layers.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
McAllister had not horses left to haul off his three howitzers, and had to leave two.
"From Fort Henry to Corinth" by Manning Ferguson Force
Perchance we may thus get ourselves off by our own hauling and the others towing.
"Across the Spanish Main" by Harry Collingwood
The courses were hauled up, the ship's head was turned off shore, the main-topsail was backed, and she remained stationary.
"Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs" by William H. G. Kingston
I hauled up the anchor, but without waiting to wash off the mud, or stow the cable, I hastened to the helm.
"Desk and Debit" by Oliver Optic
The steamer hauled in her plank, and casting off her hawser, renewed her long voyage up the river.
"Field and Forest" by Oliver Optic
She was soon hauled off into deep water.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
It was caught by the crew on board and the hawser was hauled off.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
They tore down fences and hauled em off to make fires at their camps.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
We were due home about ten P. M., and just before they untied the conductor Petey hauled me off to one side.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
Besides, Dampier will have hauled off and headed for the inlet by now.
"Hawtrey's Deputy" by Harold Bindloss
Now when your rope comes back to me for the last tightening I haul it hard as I can and tie off at my cinch-ring.
"The Young Alaskans in the Rockies" by Emerson Hough
Leave off struggling, and I'll haul you back on to the shelf.
"The Kopje Garrison" by George Manville Fenn
On the third night a combined attempt was made to either haul us off or to pull us to pieces.
"In Eastern Seas" by J. J. Smith

In poetry:

Tug at the net,
Haul at the net,
Strip off the quivering fish;
Hid in the mist
The winds whist,
Is like my heart's wish.
"At The Gill-Nets" by Duncan Campbell Scott

In news:

Cocaine haul and corpse found on yacht off Tonga.
Sasha was prepared to haul her dad off stage if he seemed poised to trot.
In the end, Timothy Thompson, of Valparaiso, didn't get hitched - just hauled off to jail.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says crews this week will begin hauling materials adjacent to the Beach Road ramp off eastbound Highway 36 in Oak Park Heights.
ST PAUL — Crews will begin hauling materials to the area adjacent to the Beach Road ramp off eastbound Minnesota 36 in Oak Park Heights this week as groundwork on the St Croix River Crossing bridge begins, state officials said.
Fall clean up, haul off junk/ debris.
The mother of a suspected methamphetamine "smurf" out of jail on bond hauled her son into Anderson Circuit Court on Wednesday, then stood and watched as deputies hauled him off to jail.
British Airways is putting its short-haul network at the heart of its first post-Olympics marketing campaign, as it looks to stave off competition from budget carriers such as easyJet.
Last weekend I got the overwhelming urge to haul off and hit my boyfriend when he was drunk and vulgar to me.
Car thieves make off with vehicle, U-Haul trailer.
What saves the bacon you're hauling is an exit to the right: a gravel-covered off- ramp that leads up a rise or hill, eliminating the need for brakes.
The Sept 8 Rock River Sweep hauled in trash off the Rock River by the barge, boat, canoe and kayak load.
Farmers who daily haul manure should work with their local conservation departments to identify safe stacking sites that have minimal potential to run off into surface or groundwater.
After it was hauled off the field, Tony Spicer retrieved items from his airplane.
When President Bush turns the Oval Office over to Barack Obama, he might as well dump the Lone Star of Texas into the bed of his pickup and haul it off with him.