It can scarcely have been composed of a heaver material than cloth or felt.
He said loudly that he looked on the heaver as the best three-year-old in England.
heaver street, the conductor told her, was three blocks east.
But I say, stranger, what are you going to do with that heaver meadow below on the creek?
It was hers to dwell in a radiant mid-ether, neither to mount to heaver nor descend to hell.
A peculiar and musical cry is given forth by the heaver of the lead each time he throws it.
"Two heads are better than one," he facetiously declared, hauling off his greatcoat for greater freedom as a heaver.
The coal- heaver pleads that he saw a baker being shaved there the day before.
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+)