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noun [countable] haul pronunciation in British English /hɔːl/
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  1. 1
    a large amount of something illegal such as drugs or weapons that is found by the police

    Officials found the cocaine haul hidden in the wheels of the truck.

    1. a.
      an amount of things that are stolen at the same time

      The thieves escaped with a haul of antiques worth over £3 million.

  2. 2
    mainly journalism the number of points, wins, or successes that someone gets

    Ross is on his way to a haul of four gold medals.

  3. 3
    the amount of fish caught in a net

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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