What Does Hauled Mean?


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Hauled means to pull or draw with force. It also means to transport by drawing. Drawing could mean in terms of to pull with the help of horses oxen.

A famous saying is to haul the wind. This literally means to point the head of the ship closer to the edge from where the wind blows.

Some of the famous statements made by renowned personalities are 'Some dance, some haul the rope'- Denham, 'Thither they bent, and hauled their ships to land'- Pope and 'Romp-loving miss Is hauled about in gallantry robust'- Thomson.

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