Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of haver.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of haver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Manners; behavior.
  • Foolish or idle talk. Also haivers.
  • n. Same as haver-grass.

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Examples

  • Someone "havers" (hesitates) at the door of a hospital.

    Emperor of Nostalgia

  • The casual-sex havers were every bit as happy and healthy as the kids who were only doing it with a committed partner.

    Boing Boing

  • But because Obama did not spend the occasion at Arlington National Cemetery, a select group of American cow-havers had cows, and claimed that honoring American troops in Illinois was "offensive".

    President Obama Has 'Few Options' In Commemorating 9/11... Really?

  • Now Jessie is the official spokesperson for fling-havers everywhere — Cole and Jessie are doing hot, naughty things in the very same places she swore she'd avoid.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Since we no longer produce anything here - because all the manufacturing jobs have been shipped overseas - and for the most part only work as paper-pushers, bean-counters, and coffee-bar gods [unless we're actual mechanics, plumbers, IT guys, or construction workers], the line between the iPod-havers and the iPod-haver-nots has grown wider with the crash.

    How To Deal With Pirates (American, not Somalian)

  • ‘Whisht, woman! whisht!’ said the blind man, angrily, shaking his locks; ‘dinna deave the gentleman wi’ your havers.

    Redgauntlet

  • Some of those anti-Semite, anti-Christian, anti-having Christmas like they used to havers will say that Bill gave another ultimatum on January 24th the TV Factor.

    O'Reilly's COUNTDOWN Reaches -0-: Will Bill Cut & Run Today?

  • He came to the great hedge and he thrust his way through it, and though the thorns of the brambles scored him deeply and tore threads from his wonderful suit, and though burs and goosegrass and havers caught and clung to him, he did not care.

    The Door in the Wall, and other stories

  • And if those candidates have no alternative but to turn to the gold-havers to get that gold, that's what they'll do.

    "Clean Money" As An Excuse For Higher Taxes

  • And in return, the gold-havers will always demand some payback from those who successfully get elected.

    "Clean Money" As An Excuse For Higher Taxes

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  • "'Christ, woman! I'm deviled to death wi' Duncan's havers and Ninian's pranks—and why did ye not tell me he'd been fighting with Barlow?'"
    —Diana Gabaldon, The Fiery Cross (NY: Bantam Dell, 2001), 670

    January 23, 2010