Definition of Heave:
lift, throw with effort
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Sentence/Example of Heave:
He watched her, saw the little body heave down its entire length, noted the small convulsive movements of it.
The men did “hold on” most powerfully; they did more, they hauled upon the rope, hand over hand, to a “Yo-heave-ho!”
The man roared furiously, and gave a convulsive heave that almost upset myself and the big chair, and disengaged the key!
No man on board knew when the sea might come which would heave her down, and they watched grimly as the gallant craft tore on.
Not another man stood on his feet, but the deck was strewn with the dead, whose bodies rolled about at every heave of the waves.
She slipped her arms about his neck, and he felt her breast shaken with the heave of agitated breaths.
But the features remained still and lifeless, the broad breast did not heave with the faintest sign of life.
If newer than 12 months, the rennet is thought to make the cheese heave or swell, and become full of eyes or holes.
She seemed to be in trouble, and then we saw the tide had gone out, and left the channel too shallow to heave over.
Names like Rummiley come from the old cry of sailors, Rummylow, which they used as sailors use "Heave-ho" now.