Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight.
  • n. A bar used as a lever.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which heaves or lifts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a workman who heaves freight or bulk goods (especially at a dockyard)
  • n. a bar used as a lever (as in twisting rope)

Etymologies

heave +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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