Definitions

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  • verb nonstandard Common misconstruction of hove.

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Examples

  • So he gazed across to the stream and pondered over this marvellous stone which 'hoved' always above the water, a sword set in it so that the pommel alone could be seen, 'and in the pomel therof were precyous stones wrought with subtyle letters of gold.'

    The Book-Hunter at Home

  • SMP4 micturation facilitation shorts seem also to make the pee act less interesting to wildlife - the pair of blackbird hens in the lady's 'before' pic have gone in the after although a skein of geese have hoved into view - probably too far away love, don't worry similarly the chipmunks or squirrels who were in the man's before pic taking a keen interest in his slashmaking have lost interest in the after pic.

    Grand Designs: Hangin' it Out There

  • With an election to win he has immediately hoved to the safe shores of the centre promoting academies and laughing off the Deputy leadership elections Catherine wheel of (eeek) socialism.

    No Time To Go Wobbly

  • Is it trivia that West-by-god-Virginia was hoved off from Virginia as the result of the Civil War?

    Matthew Yglesias » Another State Bites the Dust

  • A strong gust of Givenchy Gentleman mixed with cigars hoved in from my left.

    The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

  • Everyone seemed to preen themselves whenever Jonathan hoved into view.

    The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

  • Everyone seemed to preen themselves whenever Jonathan hoved into view.

    The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

  • A strong gust of Givenchy Gentleman mixed with cigars hoved in from my left.

    The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

  • A strong gust of Givenchy Gentleman mixed with cigars hoved in from my left.

    The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

  • Everyone seemed to preen themselves whenever Jonathan hoved into view.

    The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

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