Carting an injured person, he was hauled up to the hovering helicopter.
Both he and Tim, to whom he clung desperately, were hauled up onto the raft.
On the following Friday I was hauled up before the magistrates.
The launch was hauled up alongside of the stage, and we sat on the latter, relating the manner in which each of us had been saved.
The remaining, forty in number, he hauled up under the walls of the town.
At this sight, we hauled up close on a wind, it blowing very fresh.
"Me to," the Arizonian laughed easily, and he hauled up the line.
A great many small vessels are in the bay, and hauled up on the beach.
Captain Keogh, happily asleep, was hauled up the gangway, and we followed.
Just hauled up there taking two-thirds of the road, and started to light his pipe.
1580s, hall, variant spelling of Middle English halen (see hale (v.)), representing a change in pronunciation after c.1200. Spelling with -au- or -aw- is from early 17c. Related: Hauled; hauling. To haul off "pull back a little" before striking or otherwise acting is American English, 1802.
1660s, "act of hauling," from haul (v.). Meaning "something gained" is from 1776, perhaps on notion of "drawing" a profit, or of the catch from hauling fishing nets. Meaning "distance over which something must be hauled" (usually with long or short) is attested from 1873.