The man saw his condition, and, sulkily enough, hove him into his place.
Both ships got under way at once, for the anchors had been hove short.
The captain told us to stand close in, before we hove to or called him.
On the 20th, the grand mountains of St. Helena hove in sight, and the majestic bay of Samana opened before them.
At the camp the discomfited cavalrymen were preparing for a siege, and in their excitement almost shot Bucks as he hove in sight.
I might have hove to and taken a chance, considering who you was.
Loose ordered the jolly-boat to be hove overboard, and we put tackles over the long-boat to save ourselves.
Two of his dorymen ferried him after the schooner had been hove to near the wreck.
Still we increased our lead, and when the boat had dropped astern several miles we hove to and waited.
Gott it aboard and hove down one Side and paid it with tallow.
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+)