An official put the chain in a plastic bag and heaved it into the cold water.
We can hear the swish of leather as saddles are heaved on our backs.
"Right's the word, ould Nebucannezzar," he cried, and heaved up to his feet.
In his fierce anxiety Mayo heaved his noose too soon, and it fell short.
He heaved a great sigh of relief, but still remained upon his knees, quivering and weak.
Mr. Montfort gazed about him, and heaved a long sigh of content.
As they swept up alongside shots were heaved down into them, and the crashing of planks told that they had done their work.
Both boats were heaved to, and Mr. Whippleton put off in one of the tenders.
The youth kissed the hand as it touched him, and then heaved a heavy sigh.
Then he heaved the soft mass of the dead termite into the clashing mandibles.
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+)