Definition of Heavies

1. Noun. (plural of heavy) ¹



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Definition of Heavies

1. heavy [n] - See also: heavy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heavies

heavenly body
heavenlyminded
heavenric
heavens
heavens above
heavenward
heavenwardly
heavenwards
heaver
heavers
heaves
heavied
heavier
heavier-than-air
heavier-than-air craft
heavies (current term)
heaviest
heavily
heavily traveled
heaviness
heavinesses
heaving
heaving line bend
heaving line bends
heavings
heavisome
heavy
heavy(a)
heavy(p)
heavy-armed

Literary usage of Heavies

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"heavies ( The), means the heavy cavalry, which consists of men of greater build and height than Lancers and Hussars, (.v. ..."

2. The Hitherto Unidentified Contributions of W. M. Thackeray to "Punch": With by William Makepeace Thackeray, Marion Harry Spielmann (1900)
"This machine, at that time the talk of the town, was being exhibited at the THE heavies' CAPTAIN RAGG AND CORNET FAMISH. (SCENE— The Park. ..."

3. Plays of the Present by John Bouvé Clapp, Edwin Francis Edgett (1902)
"after a long experience with heavies and leads, fell with remarkable ease into the lightsome humor of Jack Benedict; and Mr. Lewis's entertaining and ..."

4. Too Late for Gordon and Khartoum: The Testimony of an Independent Eye by Alexander Macdonald, Charles George Gordon (1887)
"... the square by Arabs—Hand-to-hand fight— Escape of General Stewart—Enemy's full charge—Jamming of Gardner and disastrous consequences—heavies driven back ..."

5. The Reminiscences of Frank Gillard (huntsman): With the Belvoir Hounds, 1860 by Cuthbert Bradley (1898)
"... Earl of Wilton, Social Whip to the Quorn—Turkish Bath for Hunters— Mr. Little Gilmour, Prince of the heavies—Sir George Wombwell —The Messrs. ..."

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