Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which heaves or lifts. Specifically — One of a class of men employed about docks to take goods from vessels: generally used in composition: as, coal-heaver.
- n. One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver.
- n. A bar used as a lever.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight.
- n. (Naut.) A bar used as a lever.
- n. a workman who heaves freight or bulk goods (especially at a dockyard)
- n. a bar used as a lever (as in twisting rope)
- heave + -er (Wiktionary)
“Same 180 grain and they're only about 17.00 a box but they are a bonded bullet that won't come apart on heaver muscled game like black bear.”
“The Bretta was less pricy, a bit heaver but comes up real nice.”
“IE: expand more quickly than a bigger heaver pill expending more enegry into the target,. while the bigger heavier bullet expends "terminal energy" in a tree or rock out yonder.”
“The Bishop, black as a coal-heaver, in a workingman's cheap cotton shirt”
“The difference today is generally lack of inward investment and heaver regulations in the west.”
“And the heaver models, called Super Duty, with a new diesel and new transmission, will be on sale soon.”
“The books that people choose to read in public are the ones that they really love -- they're even willing to carry the extra weight and it's usually heaver than an eReader.”
“Did for a while use Norma 159gr,. which in my humble opinion is 250 yd round, (maybe a litle more, .. if Im carefull) but that bullet tears em up so bad its a little believableSo if Im not shooting handloadsI use the heaver (Norma) ammo,. they go through, .. but dont tear em up so much.”
“He also says 150 gr work good to,. he just prefers a heaver bullet,. .as he says,. .you yust neever know.”
“Think about how a dog drags something heaver than themselves, it grabs it in its mouth and backs up while dragging.”
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