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haul

2 noun
     
haul2 [countable]
1 a large amount of illegal or stolen goods:
The gang escaped with a haul worth hundreds of pounds.
haul of
A haul of stolen cars has been seized by police officers.
2

long/slow haul

something that takes a lot of time and effort:
At last we've won our freedom but it's been a long bitter haul.
3TA the amount of fish caught when fishing with a net

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