hauler

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

haul +‎ -er

NounEdit

hauler (plural haulers)

  1. A person or thing that hauls another person or thing.
  2. A person or company engaged in the haulage of goods.
  3. A miner who hauls coal from the coalface to the bottom of the shaft.
  4. A truck, lorry (vehicle used to transport heavy goods)
  5. (Internet) Someone who makes a haul video

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Derived termsEdit

  • gear hauler

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ReferencesEdit

  • 1985, Thomas M. Paikeday, Noam Chomsky, The native speaker is dead!: an informal discussion of a linguistic myth[1], Paikeday Pub.:
    Hauler, noun.
    "'Bizarre' and 'normal' remind me of the classic scenario of someone being hauled off to the insane asylum and an argument starts about who is insane and who is normal — hauler or haulee?"
  • 1943, Captain M.E.W. North, Some artificial methods of tree-climbing[2], The Ibis, Volume 85:
    Hauler, noun.
    "Then, holding myself in position by grasping the part of the rope that falls from the other side of the fork, I unclip the loop round the trunk and let it swing clear. Next, combining the roles of hauler and haulee, I climb up, hand over hand using irons as much as possible, until I am right under one of the dividing limbs of the fork."
Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 08:06