Definition of Hoveling

1. n. A method of securing a good draught in chimneys by covering the top, leaving openings in the sides, or by carrying up two of the sides higher than the other two.



Definition of Hoveling

1. hovel [v] - See also: hovel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoveling

houting
houtings
houtou
houtous
houts
houttuynia
houttuynias
houve
hove
hovea
hoved
hovel
hoveled
hoveler
hovelers
hoveling (current term)
hovelled
hoveller
hovellers
hovelling
hovels
hoven
hover
hover-flies
hover-fly
hover-hawk
hovera
hoverbarge
hoverbarges
hoverbike

Literary usage of Hoveling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dutch Conversation-grammar by T. G. G. Valette (1903)
"Een hoveling, die Beaumarchais, den schrijver van Figaro's Huwelijk, ... Toen de hoveling echter bleef aanhouden, nam hij het horloge en liet het vallen. ..."

2. History of the Antiquities of Sandwich and Richborough Castle in Kent by Oscar Baker (1848)
"From thence by the Delf to hoveling Bridge, where the footpath leads from Sandwich to Word; and from that bridge, close along the running stream, ..."

3. Dictionary of Hard Words by Robert Morris Pierce (1910)
"... chimney [present participle hoveling, hove/hag; past participle and ... bring into harbor, moor, and unload [present participle hoveling, ..."

4. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1906)
"At age of 13 be- s living by filling Ice carts; hoveling gravel on a night aiu on the Long Island R. k-walker, switchman, ..."

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