Haulabout Haul"a*bout` (h[add]l"[.a]*bout`), n. A bargelike vessel with steel hull, large hatchways, and coal transporters, for coaling war vessels from its own hold or from other colliers. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • haulabout — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: from haul about, v. : a steel barge with large hatchways and coal transporters used for coaling ships …   Useful english dictionary

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