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Having two vaults or arches.

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    Sheltered in a haven. Blissful havened both from joy and pain. Keats.
    A harbor master.
    A light cloth covering for the head and neck, used by soldiers as a protection from sunstroke.
  • HAVE
    haven, habben, AS. habben ; akin to OS. hebbian, D. hebben, OFries, hebba, OHG. hab, G. haben, Icel. hafa, Sw. hafva, Dan. have, Goth. haban, and prob. to L. habere, whence F. 1. To hold in possession or control; to own; as, he has a farm. 2.
    Harbor dues; port dues.
    habe, Dan. havn, Icel. höfn, Sw. hamn; akin to E. have, and hence orig., a holder; or to heave ; or akin to AS. hæf sea, 1. A bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which affords anchorage and shelter for shipping; a harbor;
    Of or pertaining to Havana, the capital of the island of Cuba; as, an Havana cigar; -- formerly sometimes written Havannah. -- n.
    pl. of Arch, n. Court of arches, or Arches Court , the court of appeal of the Archbishop of Canterbury, whereof the judge, who sits as deputy to the archbishop, is called the Dean of the Arches, because he anciently held his court in the church
    Pertaining to, or discovered by, Clopton Havers, an English physician of the seventeenth century. Haversian canals , the small canals through which the blood vessels ramify in bone.
    Possession; goods; estate. I 'll lend you something; my having is not much. Shak.
    Behavior; demeanor. Shak. (more info) having, of same origin as E. aver a work horse. The h is due to
    Wide and general destruction; devastation; waste. As for Saul, he made havoc of the church. Acts viii. 3. Ye gods, what havoc does ambition make Among your works! Addison. (more info) fr. E. havoc, cf. OE. havot, or AS. hafoc hawk, which is a cruel
    A possessor; a holder. Shak.
    In the British Indian armies, a noncommissioned officer of native soldiers, corresponding to a sergeant. Havildar major, a native sergeant major in the East Indian army.
    Having little or nothing. Gower.
    A castrated deer. Haviers, or stags which have been gelded when young, have no horns. Encyc. of Sport.
    1. A bag for oats or oatmeal. 2. A bag or case, usually of stout cloth, in which a soldier carries his rations when on a march; -- distinguished from knapsack. 3. A gunner's case or bag used carry cartridges from the ammunition chest to the piece
    Of or pertaining to Havana, in Cuba. -- n. sing. & pl.
    To behave ill; to conduct one's self improperly; -- often used with a reciprocal pronoun.
    A female monarch.
    A plane for shaving or dressing the concave or inside faces of barrel staves.
    See KNIFE
    Improper, rude, or uncivil behavior; ill conduct. Addison.
    1. The act of one who, or that which, shaves; specifically, the act of cutting off the beard with a razor. 2. That which is shaved off; a thin slice or strip pared off with a shave, a knife, a plane, or other cutting instrument. "Shaving
    Manner of behaving, whether good or bad; mode of conducting one's self; conduct; deportment; carriage; -- used also of inanimate objects; as, the behavior of a ship in a storm; the behavior of the magnetic needle. A gentleman that is very singular
    A tool or machine for shaving. A note shaver, a person who buys (more info) 1. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave. 2. One who is close in bargains; a sharper. Swift. 3. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer. By these shavers the
    A game adopted from the Indian game, using disks, as of pasteboard, and dice.


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