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keel·haul

 (kēl′hôl′)
tr.v. keel·hauled, keel·haul·ing, keel·hauls
1. Nautical To discipline by dragging under the keel of a ship.
2. To rebuke harshly.

[Alteration (influenced by keel haul) of Dutch kielhalen : kiel, keel of a ship (from Middle Dutch) + halen, to haul (from Middle Dutch); see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]
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keelhaul

(ˈkiːlˌhɔːl)
vb (tr)
1. (Nautical Terms) to drag (a person) by a rope from one side of a vessel to the other through the water under the keel
2. to rebuke harshly
[C17: from Dutch kielhalen; see keel1, haul]
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keel•haul

(ˈkilˌhɔl)

v.t.
1. to haul (an offender) under the bottom of a ship and up on the other side as a punishment.
2. to rebuke severely.
[1660–70; < Dutch kielhalen. See keel1, haul]
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keelhaul


Past participle: keelhauled
Gerund: keelhauling

Imperative
keelhaul
keelhaul
Present
I keelhaul
you keelhaul
he/she/it keelhauls
we keelhaul
you keelhaul
they keelhaul
Preterite
I keelhauled
you keelhauled
he/she/it keelhauled
we keelhauled
you keelhauled
they keelhauled
Present Continuous
I am keelhauling
you are keelhauling
he/she/it is keelhauling
we are keelhauling
you are keelhauling
they are keelhauling
Present Perfect
I have keelhauled
you have keelhauled
he/she/it has keelhauled
we have keelhauled
you have keelhauled
they have keelhauled
Past Continuous
I was keelhauling
you were keelhauling
he/she/it was keelhauling
we were keelhauling
you were keelhauling
they were keelhauling
Past Perfect
I had keelhauled
you had keelhauled
he/she/it had keelhauled
we had keelhauled
you had keelhauled
they had keelhauled
Future
I will keelhaul
you will keelhaul
he/she/it will keelhaul
we will keelhaul
you will keelhaul
they will keelhaul
Future Perfect
I will have keelhauled
you will have keelhauled
he/she/it will have keelhauled
we will have keelhauled
you will have keelhauled
they will have keelhauled
Future Continuous
I will be keelhauling
you will be keelhauling
he/she/it will be keelhauling
we will be keelhauling
you will be keelhauling
they will be keelhauling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been keelhauling
you have been keelhauling
he/she/it has been keelhauling
we have been keelhauling
you have been keelhauling
they have been keelhauling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been keelhauling
you will have been keelhauling
he/she/it will have been keelhauling
we will have been keelhauling
you will have been keelhauling
they will have been keelhauling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been keelhauling
you had been keelhauling
he/she/it had been keelhauling
we had been keelhauling
you had been keelhauling
they had been keelhauling
Conditional
I would keelhaul
you would keelhaul
he/she/it would keelhaul
we would keelhaul
you would keelhaul
they would keelhaul
Past Conditional
I would have keelhauled
you would have keelhauled
he/she/it would have keelhauled
we would have keelhauled
you would have keelhauled
they would have keelhauled
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Translations

keelhaul

[ˈkiːlhɔːl] VTpasar por debajo de la quilla (como castigo)
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keelhaul

vtkielholen
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