Definition of Haver

1. n. A possessor; a holder.



2. n. The oat; oats.

3. v. i. To maunder; to talk foolishly; to chatter.

Definition of Haver

1. Verb. (British) To hem and haw ¹

2. Verb. (Scotland) To maunder; to talk foolishly; to chatter; talking nonsense; to babble ¹

3. Noun. The cereal oats. ¹

4. Noun. One who has, possesses etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Haver

1. to hem and haw [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haver

haveless
havelock
havelocks
haven
haven't
havenae
havenage
havened
havener
haveners
havening
havenless
havens
haveour
haveours
haver (current term)
havercosine
havercosines
havered
haverel
haverels
havering
havers
haversack
haversacks
haversed sine
haversian
haversian canals
haversian lamella
haversian spaces

Literary usage of Haver

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1. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"KER. (Aside.) It looks as if Robert was right; she doesn't want the two men to meet. (Enter haverILL, a white silk handkerchief in his hand.) haver. ..."

2. The Practice of the Court of Session: On the Basis of the Late Mr. Darling's by Charles Farquhar Shand, James Johnston Darling (1848)
"A pupil, it has been found, cannot be examined as a haver; Ait km v. ... A minor after the age of fourteen, may, however, be examined as a haver ; E. of ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1883)
"Keble's " Evening Hymn," and Miss haver- gal's ever-beautiful and touching " Bells Across the Snow." ESTES & LAURIAT offer three very handsomely illustrated ..."

4. The Scots Digest of the Cases Decided in the Supreme Courts of Scotland: And by John Condie Stewart Sandeman, Scotland Courts (1905)
"A law-agent examined as a haver under a commission admitted the existence ... The Lord Ordinary ordained the haver to appear before the Court within eight ..."

5. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"haver, ([fi.] Hafer,) Avena. haverSIAN CANALS, (after Dr. Clopton •havers,) Canals, nutritivo, of Bones. ..."

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