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hove

[ hohv ]
/ hoʊv /
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verb

simple past tense and past participle of heave.

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British Dictionary definitions for hove (1 of 2)

hove
/ (həʊv) /

verb

mainly nautical a past tense and past participle of heave

British Dictionary definitions for hove (2 of 2)

Hove
/ (həʊv) /

noun

a town and coastal resort in S England, in Brighton and Hove unitary authority, East Sussex. Pop: 72 335 (2001)
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