- From Middle English hoven, from Old English ġehafen, past participle of hebban ("to lift"). More at heave. (Wiktionary)
“Ere I've been a-keepin' your lamb-chops and truffles 'ot all this time, and if they's dried up' taint my fault, nor that of the hoven, which is as good”
“Moms are using tech in their routine day life: wash-machine, aspirator, hoven, micro-onde … are no more straightaway tools, see the howto-documentation!”
“I heave a coald on my bauck and am could up to my eres hoven sametimes I used alltides to be aswarmer for the meekst and the graced.”
“Rama needed the grandeur of Bach or Beet - hoven or Sibelius or Tuan Sun, not the trivia of popular entertainment.”
“Tom Piper hath hoven and puffed up cheeks; poor Cobler is there when it is leathery; Esau betrays himself by hairs, Maudlin by weeping; and as for the "Bishop that burneth" the explanation is complicated.”
“When cattle and sheep graze upon young clover, there is some danger that hoven or bloating may result to the extent of proving quickly fatal if not promptly relieved.”
“It may be grazed by horses, mules, cattle, sheep or swine, but when grazed with cattle and sheep, it is probable that some danger from hoven or bloat will be present, as when grazing other kinds of clover.”
“When frosted, they are liable to produce hoven, unless kept in a warm shed to thaw before being used; fifty-six pounds given, at two meals, are as much as a large cow should have in a day.”
“The bull and stock were nearly starved on the miserable pasturage of the country, and no sooner bad the clover sprung up in the new clearings than the Southdown ram got hoven upon it and died.”
“When cows eat a quantity of grass in this state, they very often have the disease which is called hoven or blown.”
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