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haul

1. 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!
2. Unlawfully obtained goods. The burglars took off with quite a haul—all of my jewelry is missing.
3. slang A video posted online in which one shows and discusses many recent purchases. Also called a "haul video." I ended up buying so much stuff for my new apartment that I'm going to post a haul for you guys on Friday! And if you haven't already, check out my UK haul—I picked up tons of awesome goodies while I was overseas.
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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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I reckoned that the haul had brought in more than nine hundredweight of fish.
Elephant ivory weighing 8.8 tonnes has been seized in Singapore, with authorities saying the haul is the biggest ever in the city-state's history, Sky News reports.
Altogether, the haul was valued at $48.6m ([pounds sterling]39.1m).
The haul of ivory came from an estimated 300 elephants, with almost 2,000 giant pangolins believed to have been killed for the 11.9 tonnes of scales found in the raid.
"Everybody knows it as 'the haul road,'" Spencer explains.
Their unfamiliarity with the haul road and its conditions can actually become a hazard or obstacle for professional drivers.
Part of the haul was put on display at Garda headquarters in Dublin's Phoenix Park yesterday.
Better hydraulics systems assist in the balancing of loads and specialized equipment is often used to move large freight through the tight turns of the Dalton Highway, also known as the Haul Road.
Push trucks are used to help move freight over the mountainous regions of the Haul Road.
Forensic specialists were yesterday examining the haul and a man in his 20s was being questioned.
It is believed the haul is linked to a drugs trafficker originally from Tallaght but who lives in Kildare.
When all of the hauled lambs arrived at their destination--whether after eight hours or 24 hours--they headed to the feed trough for grain, which indicated to Friend the sheep had not become too dehydrated.