Havering

[ hey-ver-ing ]
/ ˈheɪ vər ɪŋ /
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noun

a borough of Greater London, England.

Definition for havering (2 of 2)

haver

1
[ hey-ver ]
/ ˈheɪ vər /

verb (used without object) Chiefly British.

to equivocate; vacillate.

Origin of haver

1
First recorded in 1780–90; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for havering (1 of 2)

Havering

/ (ˈheɪvərɪŋ) /

noun

a borough of NE Greater London, formed in 1965 from Romford and Hornchurch (both previously in Essex). Pop: 224 600 (2003 est). Area: 120 sq km (46 sq miles)

British Dictionary definitions for havering (2 of 2)

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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