Origin of hoven
Examples from the Web for hoven
Being an antacid, it is very usefully employed when cattle are hoven or blown.The American Reformed Cattle Doctor|George Dadd
The incision is made in the same place that the trocar is inserted for puncturing that organ in cases of hoven.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
We have heard an Englishman talk of "taking an ouse that should have an ot water pipe, and a hoven."
The "hoven" in cattle, when at its height, can only be cured by acupuncturation.
Tom Piper, because a cheese should not be "hoven and puffed," like the cheeks of a piper.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.