inhaul

or in·haul·er

[ in-hawl or in-haw-ler ]
/ ˈɪnˌhɔl or ˈɪnˌhɔ lər /

noun Nautical.

any of various lines for hauling a sail, spar, etc., inward or inboard in order to stow it after use.

Origin of inhaul

First recorded in 1855–60; in-1 + haul
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British Dictionary definitions for inhaul

inhaul

inhauler

/ (ˈɪnˌhɔːl) /

noun

nautical a line for hauling in a sail

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