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a haul

1. Unlawfully obtained goods. The burglars took off with quite a haul—all of my jewelry is missing.
2. A large number of things purchased or obtained. Alexis came home from the mall with quite a haul. I didn't know one person needed so many sweaters!
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haul

1. n. the proceeds from a theft; loot. (Underworld.) The cops thought they must have got a pretty good haul.
2. n. the proceeds from any activity: a performance, a fishing trip, a collection of goods or money for charity, etc. They surveyed the haul of cans and packages and decided they had done a pretty fair job.
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There is also potential for cost savings in many areas where aggregates are not locally available and have to be hauled long distances, often 50 miles or more.
If Los Angeles trash is hauled in to the Palmdale landfill, he said, ``You're going to fill it pretty darn quick.
Garbage from outside the Valley is dropped at a transfer station downtown, reloaded onto bigger trucks and hauled to the landfill at a total price of about $43 per ton.
If Los Angeles trash is hauled in, he said, ``you're going to fill it pretty darn quick.
Wells are not producing at their historical levels, and the only way for people to get by is through hauled water.
From 1883 to 1888, the five sets of wagons and their mule teams - each commanded by a teamster and a swamper - hauled borax 165 miles through the Panamint Mountains and across the Mojave Desert to the railroad in Mojave.