Marritt was then called, and inquired if she had given the foul fiend any of her haver bread.
"It was at a marriage in Glenurchy," said Aoirig in a haver, the pillows slipping down behind her back.
I was nearer 'im by that time, an' it's an awfu' haver to say 'at he had a face to frichten fowk.
"There's haver's grocery," he cried, as they passed the red-brick store on a street corner.
Quem quiser ter que comer Trabalhe por aderencia: haver quanto quiser.
A man with a full purse engaged in commercial transactions is apt to "haver," or gossip freely.
The latter is unquestionably right in his opinion about haver cake, haver in that instance being the German Hafer, Sw.
In Scotland and the north of England haver, meaning oats, is still used, as haver-meal or haver-bread.
"oats," Northern English, late 13c., probably from Old Norse hafre, from Proto-Germanic *habron- (cf. Old Norse hafri, Old Saxon havoro, Dutch haver, Old High German habaro, German Haber, Hafer). Buck suggests it is perhaps literally "goat-food" and compares Old Norse hafr "he-goat." "Haver is a common word in the northern countries for oats." [Johnson]
"owner, possessor," late 14c., agent noun from have.