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short-haul

[shawrt-hawl]
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  1. of, relating to, or engaged in transportation over short distances: a short-haul trucking firm.

Origin of short-haul

First recorded in 1925–30

short haul

noun
  1. haul(def 22).
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short haul

noun
  1. a journey over a short distance, esp by air
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Idioms and Phrases with short-haul

short haul

see under long haul.

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