The Chinook vibrated with deeper and deeper groans until its twin engines managed to heave up our dead weight.
We get in line, and on the count of three, we heave a log onto our shoulders.
Silently you assume positions of leadership, oh so subtly giving slackers the heave ho.
But Lomax can heave a small sigh of relief, at least for now: Legislative reform to the 1033 program will not happen in 2014.
They made me anchor in the outer roads and told me to heave out my dead.
The basket danced inquiringly, tipped, and began to heave upward.
We pull still further out in the wake of the ship, and heave up again; something ripples here abeam of us.
"heave, and I'll hoist up the bag," suggested Mayo at the rail.
Cochrane, at the moment, felt an impulse to heave him out an airlock as a probable danger.
Old Gordon was startled and he tried to heave up out of his chair.
Old English hebban "to lift, raise; lift up, exalt" (class VI strong verb; past tense hof, past participle hafen), from Proto-Germanic *hafjan (cf. Old Norse hefja, Dutch heffen, German heben, Gothic hafjan "to lift, raise"), from PIE *kap-yo-, from root *kap- "to grasp" (see capable).
Related to Old English habban "to hold, possess." Intransitive use by c.1200. Meaning "to throw" is from 1590s. Sense of "retch, make an effort to vomit" is first attested c.1600. Related: Heaved; heaving. Nautical heave-ho was a chant in lifting (c.1300, hevelow).
1570s, from heave (v.).
A shelter: Heave. Any shelter used by a policeman to avoid the elements (1950s+ Police)
To vomit; barf (1868+)