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inhaul

or inhauler

[in-hawl or in-haw-ler] /ˈɪnˌhɔl or ˈɪnˌhɔ lər/
noun, Nautical.
1.
any of various lines for hauling a sail, spar, etc., inward or inboard in order to stow it after use.
Origin of inhaul
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; in-1 + haul
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British Dictionary definitions for inhaul

inhaul

/ˈɪnˌhɔːl/
noun
1.
(nautical) a line for hauling in a sail
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