haulier

[ hawl-yer ]
/ ˈhɔl yər /

noun British Dialect.

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Example sentences from the Web for haulier

  • She knew the pay of the forest men, from the haulier to the princely axeman and river-jack.

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British Dictionary definitions for haulier

haulier

US hauler (ˈhɔːlə)

/ (ˈhɔːljə) /

noun

a person or firm that transports goods by lorry; one engaged in road haulage
a person that hauls, esp a mine worker who conveys coal from the workings to the foot of the shaft
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