daver

verb
da·​ver | \ ˈdāvər \

Definition of daver

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

1 chiefly Scottish : to move about as if in a stupor : stagger
2 Scottish : to wander in mind

transitive verb

1 Scottish : stun, daze
2 Scottish : chill, benumb
da·​ver | \ ˈdāvə(r), ˈdəv- \

Definition of daver (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, England

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History and Etymology for daver

Verb

perhaps frequentative of deave

Intransitive verb

origin unknown

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“Daver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/daver. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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