Definition of Heaver

1. Noun. A bar used as a lever (as in twisting rope).

Generic synonyms: Bar



2. Noun. A workman who heaves freight or bulk goods (especially at a dockyard).
Generic synonyms: Working Man, Working Person, Workingman, Workman
Derivative terms: Heave

Definition of Heaver

1. n. One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver.

Definition of Heaver

1. Noun. One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver. ¹

2. Noun. A bar used as a lever. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heaver

1. one that heaves [n -S] - See also: heaves

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heaver

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heavenric
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heavenward
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heaver (current term)
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heavier-than-air
heavier-than-air craft
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heaving
heaving line bend

Literary usage of Heaver

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1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1860)
"The following are the awards: Wm. heaver, Cincinnati, best 20 varieties greenhouse plants in bloom 815 CC Converse, Zanesville, 2d do 10 Wm. heaver, ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"... second-class fireman ; Charles Rice, coal-heaver. The zeal, patience, and endurance of officers and men were unsurpassed, and I believe no officer could ..."

3. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1889)
"He then commenced the building of the four shops. heaver was constantly on the ground, and was fully acquainted with everything that was done. ..."

4. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York by John Romeyn Brodhead, Berthold Fernow, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, New York (State). Legislature (1881)
"... on condition, that the laborers shall have for each schepel which they deliver 3 guilders in heaver, the beaver at 8 guilders ; concerning the 100 ..."

5. Selections from the Writings of Walter Savage Landor by Walter Savage Landor (1856)
"with her wing the very gates of heaver cools her breast among the grass. Th lowlier of intellect may lay out a table i their field, at which table the ..."

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