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haver

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[ hey-ver ]
/ ˈheɪ vər /
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verb (used without object) Chiefly British.
to equivocate; vacillate.
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Origin of haver

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First recorded in 1780–90; origin uncertain

Other definitions for haver (2 of 2)

haver2
[ khah-ver ]
/ xɑˈvɛr /

noun, plural ha·ve·rim [khah-ve-reem]. /ˌxɑ vɛˈrim/. Hebrew.
friend; comrade; companion.
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British Dictionary definitions for haver

haver
/ (ˈheɪvə) /

verb (intr) British
to dither
Scot and Northern English dialect to talk nonsense; babble
noun
(usually plural) Scot nonsense

Word Origin for haver

C18: of unknown origin
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