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inhaul

[in-hawl] /ˈɪnˌhɔl/
noun, Nautical
1.
any of various lines for hauling a sail, spar, etc., inward or inboard in order to stow it after use.
Also, inhauler.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; in-1 + haul
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  • More care during inhaul to avoid damage to standing trees.
  • The skyline provides vertical lift so that the logs have their leading end suspended above the ground during inhaul.
British Dictionary definitions for inhaul

inhaul

/ˈɪnˌhɔːl/
noun
1.
(nautical) a line for hauling in a sail
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