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heave to

Definition of heave to

of a boat or ship

  1. :  to stop moving <The ship hove to.>



Word by Word Definitions

heaveplay
  1. :  elevate

    :  lift, raise

    :  throw, cast

  1. :  an effort to heave or raise

    :  hurl, cast

    :  an upward motion :  rising


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