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haulback

[hawl-bak] /ˈhɔlˌbæk/
noun
1.
(in lumbering) a small line for pulling a cable back to its original position after it has been used to haul a log away.
Also called trip line.
Origin of haulback
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase haul back
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