hauler

noun
haul·​er | \ˈhȯ-lər \

Definition of hauler 

: one that hauls: such as

a : a commercial establishment or worker whose business is hauling

b : an automotive vehicle for hauling goods or material

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Klock, wearing no socks or shoes, then allegedly jumped out of the vehicle, began dancing and attempted to climb the semi-truck’s cattle hauler. Kathleen Joyce, Fox News, "Wisconsin man who crashed car is Tasered after dancing barefoot, using 'karate moves' amid traffic, cops say," 27 July 2018 Batavia's longtime refuse hauler Advanced Disposal appears on the way out after 15 years of providing citywide curbside services for garbage, recycling and yard waste collections. Linda Girardi, Aurora Beacon-News, "Change may be on way for Batavia garbage collection," 17 May 2018 Now, haulers are charging to take away e-waste, Moller said. Deborah Kadin, chicagotribune.com, "'It’s a bit overwhelming': Chance to recycle electronics brings big crowds to River Forest extravaganza," 24 Apr. 2018 Ignoring Abrams’ request to delay action to allow for talks between county and St. Johns staffs, commissioners voted unanimously to require permits for trucks weighing more than 10 tons, with an exemption for trash haulers and deliveries. Jerry Fallstrom, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Lake imposes weight limits on trucks in response to massive sand-removal plan," 12 July 2018 Privacy - Terms Prices begin at $64,750 (plus $1,295 freight) for the two-wheel-drive model, providing luxury-minded buyers a well-equipped family hauler that makes no compromises on performance or safety. star-telegram, "Infiniti QX80 full-size luxury SUV brings elegance, technology to the family hauler," 30 June 2018 With the 2019 Ascent, Subaru finally has a proper three-row crossover with all-wheel drive safety, off-road capability and full family hauler functionality. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, "Review: Subaru climbs into 3-row class with 2019 Ascent," 26 June 2018 Just a few weeks later, another cattle hauler tipped over on the I-285 South ramp to I-20 East in DeKalb County. Chelsea Prince, ajc, "PETA makes good on promise of billboard to honor 10 cows killed in I-75 crash," 20 June 2018 The higher cost is expected to be passed on to residents though a 3% increase in the fees that haulers charge households for trash collection and disposal. Bob Tita, WSJ, "Recycling, Once Embraced by Businesses and Environmentalists, Now Under Siege," 13 May 2018

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First Known Use of hauler

1674, in the meaning defined above

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