heaver
noun see heave I

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  • Heaver — Heav er (h[=e]v [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A bar used as a lever. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heaver — noun One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver …   Wiktionary

  • heaver — heave ► VERB (past and past part. heaved or chiefly Nautical hove) 1) lift or haul with great effort. 2) produce (a sigh) noisily. 3) informal throw (something heavy). 4) rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically. 5) …   English terms dictionary

  • heaver — See heave. * * * …   Universalium

  • heaver — n. one who heaves; lifter; caster …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heaver — heav·er …   English syllables

  • heaver — /ˈhivə/ (say heevuh) noun 1. someone or something that heaves. 2. Nautical a staff, generally slightly less than a metre in length, used for twisting or heaving a tight rope or strap …   Australian English dictionary

  • heaver — noun 1. a bar used as a lever (as in twisting rope) (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑bar 2. a workman who heaves freight or bulk goods (especially at a dockyard) • Derivationally related forms: ↑heave • Hypernyms: ↑workman, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heaver, Willis Collins — ( 1856 19 36 )    American Pentecostalist missionary in Chile    Willis Collins Hoover, the father of Pentecostal ism in Chile, was born in Freeport, Illinois, and grew up as a Methodist with strong Holiness leanings. His wife, Mary Louise Hilton …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Brent Heaver — Infobox afl player | firstname = Brent lastname = Heaver birthdate = 15 June 1971 birthplace = originalteam = heightweight = 173 cm / 73 kg dead = deathdate = deathplace = debutdate = Round 11, 1990 debutteam = Melbourne debutopponent = Carlton… …   Wikipedia

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