haul in

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w>haul in

vt sepeinholen; ropeeinziehen; (police)festnehmen
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Haul in, and here’s a cast that will pay for the labor.
They would hook up and haul in a drenched man and a half-sunk boat, till their decks were littered down with nests of dories and the bunks were full.
The commander, posted on his bridge, superintended the operation, ready to stop or haul in the chains on the slightest signal.