heave (v.) Old form(s): heau'd , heaue, heaued , heaues
raise, lift up
2H6 IV.x.49[Iden to Cade] if mine arm be heaved in the air, / Thy grave is digged already in the earth
AC II.vii.13[Second Servant to First Servant] a partisan I could not heave
Cym V.v.157[Iachimo to Cymbeline] O, would / Our viands had been poisoned (or at least / Those which I heaved to head) [i.e. to my mouth]
Tit IV.i.40[Marcus to Titus, of the meaning of Lavinia gesturing about her assailants] Or else to heaven she heaves them for revenge
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