Hove to
Hove \Hove\, imp. & p. p. of {Heave}. [1913 Webster]

{Hove short}, {Hove to}. See {To heave a cable short}, {To heave a ship to}, etc., under {Heave}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hove — Hove, imp. & p. p. of {Heave}. [1913 Webster] {Hove short}, {Hove to}. See {To heave a cable short}, {To heave a ship to}, etc., under {Heave}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hove short — Hove Hove, imp. & p. p. of {Heave}. [1913 Webster] {Hove short}, {Hove to}. See {To heave a cable short}, {To heave a ship to}, etc., under {Heave}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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