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View synonyms for haul up

haul up

verb

  1. informal.
    tr to call to account or criticize
  2. nautical to sail (a vessel) closer to the wind


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By night the gale had sufficiently abated to enable me to set a reefed foresail, and once more to haul up on my course.

That night it was decided at the first opportunity to haul up the boat and house it for the winter.

They're going to haul up this freighter and blame it on to me because I ain't making money for the owners.

We had one man at the bow to watch for "sawyers," while the others kept a vigilant look out for a place to haul up.

I'm thinkin' t' start down Friday, an' if one o' you wants t' go along, we'll both haul up a load on our flatsleds.

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