Crossword clues for heaver
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Heaver \Heav"er\ (h[=e]v"[~e]r), n.
One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver.
(Naut.) A bar used as a lever.
n. 1 One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight. 2 A bar used as a lever.
n. a bar used as a lever (as in twisting rope)
a workman who heaves freight or bulk goods (especially at a dockyard)
Usage examples of "heaver".
Fearing that the coal heavers might start some kind of fracas he went to the window.
The heavers forward now resume their song, and while the one tackle is peeling and hoisting a second strip from the whale, the other is slowly slackened away, and down goes the first strip through the main hatchway right beneath, into an unfurnished parlor called the blubber-room.