Here he is describing the state of the body when it is hauled ashore: “Its humanity had been lost to the ravages of nature.”
I know how much people love beating up on the Wall Street CEOs who were hauled in front of the committee yesterday.
We hauled the tree, a good seven-footer, home and raised it upright in its metal stand, ready to be decorated.
I'm sure Kristol had been expecting that 9/11 could be hauled out for at least two more elections.
In comparison, potential 2012 rival Mitt Romney hauled in $5.1 million last year.
Sometimes the men cut and hauled quite steadily, and sometimes they did not.
The wind had hauled still more to the southward, and even to the east of south.
And I'll tell you why: because I believed that she had hauled down her colors, and there was no need to continue firing.
I asked, for I had thought more than once that they might escape while we were hauled up.
I hauled this one down the mountain, and the other boys had the two others secure by this time.
1580s, hall, variant spelling of Middle English halen (see hale (v.)), representing a change in pronunciation after c.1200. Spelling with -au- or -aw- is from early 17c. Related: Hauled; hauling. To haul off "pull back a little" before striking or otherwise acting is American English, 1802.
1660s, "act of hauling," from haul (v.). Meaning "something gained" is from 1776, perhaps on notion of "drawing" a profit, or of the catch from hauling fishing nets. Meaning "distance over which something must be hauled" (usually with long or short) is attested from 1873.