haul VERB 1) pull or drag with effort or force. 2) transport in a truck or cart.
NOUN 1) a quantity of something obtained, especially illegally. 2) a number of fish caught at one time. 3) a distance to be travelled.
haul over the coals — Cf. ↑haul over the coals
DERIVATIVES hauler noun.
ORIGIN originally in the nautical sense «trim sails for sailing closer to the wind».

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