Definition of Hovers

1. Verb. (third-person singular of hover) ¹



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Definition of Hovers

1. hover [v] - See also: hover

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hovers

hovercycle
hovercycles
hovered
hoverer
hoverers
hoverest
hovereth
hoverflies
hoverfly
hovering
hoveringly
hoverjet
hoverjets
hoverport
hoverports
hovers (current term)
hovertrain
hovertrains
hoves
hoving
how
how'd
how'll
how're
how's
how's everything
how's it going
how's it hanging
how's life
how's the weather

Literary usage of Hovers

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1. Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind by Thomas Brown, David Welsh (1860)
"If the three lines which describe the flame of a lamp had been omitted, and only the conclusion retained,— " Thou must not go : My soul still hovers oa Lhee ..."

2. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1898)
"IN WHICH THE HISTORY STILL hovers ABOUT FLEET STREET. APTAIN SHANDON, urged on by his ... hovers ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"... hovers over a flower while extracting the honey closely resembles that already described as characteristic of the moths among the Lepidoptera. ..."

4. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"CHAPTER XXXIII IN WHICH THE HISTORY STILL hovers ABOUT FLEET STREET CAPTAIN SHANDON, urged on by hie wife, who seldom meddled in business matters, ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1897)
"... Under the Meteor Flag1 (1884); 'The Pirate Island' 11884); 'The Congo hovers' (1885), a story of the Slave Squadron; 'The Missing Merchantman' (1888); ..."

6. History of Alaska: 1730-1885 by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Alfred Bates, Ivan Petroff, William Nemos (1886)
"HEART-SICK, CHIRIKOF hovers ABOUT THE PLACE—AND is FINALLY DRIVEN AWAY BY THE WIND—HE DISCOVERS UNALASKA, ..."

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