to equivocate; vacillate.
Other definitions for haver (2 of 2)
friend; comrade; companion.
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How to use haver in a sentence
She merely smiled, and said that the men haver most terrible when they are not at their work.A Window in Thrums | J. M. Barrie
Llegaron a Barbadas donde por haver encontrado un navio del Rey de Inglatierra no se atrevieron a entrar.
I was nearer 'im by that time, an' it's an awfu' haver to say 'at he had a face to frichten fowk.A Window in Thrums | J. M. Barrie
Pues no conviene a mi edad anciana haver de ser cabo de esquadra.History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain | William H. Prescott
In Scotland and the north of England haver, meaning oats, is still used, as haver-meal or haver-bread.
British Dictionary definitions for haver
Scot and Northern English dialect to talk nonsense; babble
(usually plural) Scot nonsense
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