heaver heaver

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a bar used as a lever (as in twisting rope)
  2. (n) a workman who heaves freight or bulk goods (especially at a dockyard)

Usage(s):

  1. Grofe's family in-tended him for business so at 14 he ran away, became an elevator operator, then a truckman, a milkman, a heaver in an iron foundry, a pressman in a bookbindery.
  2. Commander MacMillan reiterated his belief that heaver-than-air machines are impracticable for Polar flying.
  3. Most surprised person during the tour was a coal heaver in a railway yard who suddenly saw Monty before him, got a hearty handshake and a blunt compliment:.

News

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    1. Ken Merrick 24.50; 2. Jeff Sheldon 25.29; 3. Joshua Rockwell 26.01; 4. Chris Deming 27.51; 5. Rob Zapletal 28.01; 6. Mike Abraham 28.05; 7. Steven Leslie 28.06; 8. Steve Whitcomb 28.39; 9. Ryan Ripp 28.53; 10. Christopher Heaver 29.01.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The News-Times

Quotes

  1. "He's not a brain-dead heaver," Maddux said. "He's a pitcher. He wants to learn about what he's doing. Most young guys are all really good throwers, but they shy away from information. They don't want to think. They just want to throw....
    on May 25, 2006 By: Greg Maddux Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. Mr Barrow says he has followed a paper trail that shows that Lord Ashcroft ultimately controls SpeedNet: "77.38% of Speednet is owned by three companies - Callerbar Limited, Riddermark Ventures Limited, and Heaver Holdings Limited. These three...
    on Oct 29, 2009 By: Dean Barrow Source: Independent

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