Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Middle English forms of aver.

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Examples

  • Says I, '' Ligion ain't got nuthin 'ter do wid no sich' havoir; I don 'see no Holy Sperit

    Old times in Dixie land : a southern matron's memories,

  • In this commandment is defended ravin, usury, robbery and deceit, and beguiling other for to have their havoir or good.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 1

  • And other there be that seek God and his grace, but they find it not, for they seek it not as they ought to do, as covetous men that set all their love in havoir and in solace of the world.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 2

  • His wife, that was named Aglaia, led a religious life, but because they had no child, they prayed unto God to send them a son that might be their heir after them of their havoir and goods.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

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