haul of fish

  • 1 Fish trap — A fish trap is a trap used for fishing. Fish traps resembling a fishing weir or a lobster trap. A typical trap might consist of a frame of thick steel wire in the shape of a heart, with chicken wire stretched around it. The mesh wraps around the… …

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  • 2 haul — [hôl] vt. [17th c. phonetic sp. of HALE2 < ME halen < OFr haler, to draw < ODu halen, akin to Ger holen, to fetch < IE base * kel , to cry out (> L calare): basic sense “to call hither”] 1. to pull with force; move by pulling or… …

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  • 3 Haul — Haul, n. 1. A pulling with force; a violent pull. [1913 Webster] 2. A single draught of a net; as, to catch a hundred fish at a haul. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is caught, taken, or gained at once, as by hauling a net. [1913 Webster] 4.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 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. ● …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 fish — [v] throwing bait to catch seafood angle, bait, bait the hook*, bob, cast, cast one’s hook*, cast one’s net*, chum, extract, extricate, find, go fishing, haul out*, net, produce, pull out, seine, trawl, troll; concept 363 …

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  • 6 haul — ▪ I. haul haul 1 [hɔːl ǁ hɒːl] verb [transitive] 1. TRANSPORT if a train or truck hauls goods, it takes them from one place to another: • The freight train hauled the load of 240 tons with ease. • Union Pacific hauls garbage from Seattle to a …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7 haul — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act of hauling VERB + HAUL ▪ give sth PREPOSITION ▪ haul on ▪ When I shout, give a haul on the rope. 2 distance AD …

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  • 8 haul — haul1 [ho:l US ho:l] v [T] [Date: 1200 1300; : French; Origin: haler to pull ] 1.) to pull something heavy with a continuous steady movement haul sth off/onto/out of etc sth ▪ She hauled her backpack onto her back. ▪ the steam locomotive which… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 haul — I UK [hɔːl] / US [hɔl] verb [transitive] Word forms haul : present tense I/you/we/they haul he/she/it hauls present participle hauling past tense hauled past participle hauled * 1) to pull or carry something heavy from one place to another with a …

    English dictionary

  • 10 haul — haul1 [ hɔl ] verb transitive * 1. ) to pull or carry something heavy from one place to another with a lot of effort: DRAG: Rescue workers attached the men to ropes before hauling them to safety. haul something/someone to/up/into etc.: I hauled… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 haul — /hawl/, v.t. 1. to pull or draw with force; move by drawing; drag: They hauled the boat up onto the beach. 2. to cart or transport; carry: He hauled freight. 3. to cause to descend; lower (often fol. by down): to haul down the flag. 4. to arrest… …

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  • 12 haul — 1 verb 1 (intransitive always + adv/prep, transitive) to pull something heavy with a continuous, steady movement: haul sth along/in/across etc: The fishermen were hauling in their nets. 2 haul sb over the coals to speak to someone angrily and… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 haul — /hɔl / (say hawl) verb (t) 1. to pull or draw with force; move or transport by drawing. –verb (i) 2. to pull or tug. 3. to change one s course of procedure or action; go in a given direction. 4. Nautical to sail, as in a particular direction.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 haul — 01. We had to get a tow truck to [haul] our car out of the ditch. 02. They had to pay $50 to have all the old wood and bricks [hauled] to the dump. 03. The teenager was [hauled] into the office for swearing at his teacher. 04. The juvenile… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 haul — [[t]hɔl[/t]] v. t. 1) to pull or draw with force; drag 2) to cart or transport; carry: to haul freight[/ex] 3) to arrest or bring before a magistrate or other authority: to haul someone into court[/ex] 4) to pull or tug 5) to go or come to a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 haul — I. verb Etymology: Middle English halen to pull, from Anglo French haler, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch halen to pull; akin to Old English geholian to obtain Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to exert traction on ; draw < haul …

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  • 17 haul — [hɔːl] verb [T] I 1) to pull or carry something that is heavy from one place to another with a lot of effort Syn: drag I hauled my luggage to the nearest hotel.[/ex] 2) to move someone by pulling them Syn: drag He grasped Judy s arm and hauled… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 haul — verb 1》 pull or drag with effort or force. 2》 transport in a truck or cart. 3》 (of a sailing ship) change course abruptly. 4》 (haul off) N. Amer. informal leave.     ↘withdraw slightly before doing something. noun 1》 a quantity of something… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 haul seine — beach seine (a net used to encircle fish in shallow water; usually operated by two people wading out from shore, the net has lead weights to keep the bottom on the sea floor and floats to keep the top of the net at or near the surface; there may… …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 20 fish gaff — a long pole with a metal hook on the end, used to secure large fish caught on hook and line and haul them on board a vessel …

    Dictionary of ichthyology