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haul

v. 1. [W Car.; cf. OED, to pull or draw with force, especially in nautical language; cf. Brit. dial. Mid, West haul to draw a vehicle, to tow EDD] to pull (oneself): 1918 B'o' Rabby bawl up in de holler wood (Parsons 86). (Gen.)

2. [cf. Trin. haul your skin (self, tail) idem (Winer) cf. US Black haul it, haul ass leave, flee DAS] to leave: 1936 Dat time Missa Richardson hop on d' Alisada. . .an' haul fer Mattew Town (Dupuch 94). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-10-01 22:02
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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