Definition of Hovelling

1. hovel [v] - See also: hovel



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hovelling

houts
houttuynia
houttuynias
houve
hove
hovea
hoved
hovel
hoveled
hoveler
hovelers
hoveling
hovelled
hoveller
hovellers
hovelling (current term)
hovels
hoven
hover
hover-flies
hover-fly
hover-hawk
hovera
hoverbarge
hoverbarges
hoverbike
hoverbikes
hoverboard
hoverboarder
hoverboarders

Literary usage of Hovelling

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

1. Idylls of the Sea by Frank Thomas Bullen (1899)
"XXI 'hovelling'1 WHAT particular law of etymology has been evoked to produce the queer word standing at the head of this paper I am unable to imagine. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1868)
"In such scenes we see the men actually at their work in their efforts to save life and property ; but the life-boat and hovelling work does not merely ..."

3. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1774)
"... deep and a (hovelling, and others three ... and a (hovelling, for which they are paid from forty ..."

4. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Palatine of Chester: With by Thomas Wedge, Great Britain Board of Agriculture (1794)
"... and lime, all mixed together with earth, and finds them to answer well, f Slam he has not • The «hovelling« of road* are utcd only by a few individual*; ..."

5. Idylls of the Sea: And Other Marine Sketches by Frank Thomas Bullen (1904)
"In a minute or two the well-known shape of a hovelling lugger became visible, under a double ... yelled our skipper ; " why, you adjective hovelling pirate, ..."

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