Verb. 1. To talk nonsense. Scottish & Northern use/dialect
2. To hesitate, to be slow in making a decision. Scottish & Northern use/dialect

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  • haver — [ ave ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • fin XIVe, répandu XIXe; mot wallon « creuser » ♦ Techn. Entamer et abattre par l opération du havage. Haver du schiste. ⊗ HOM. Ave. haver v. tr. TECH Abattre (le minerai) par havage. || ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Häver — Gemeinde Kirchlengern Koordinaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Haver — Hav er, n. [D. haver; akin to G. haber.] The oat; oats. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Haver bread}, oaten bread. {Haver cake}, oaten cake. Piers Plowman. {Haver grass}, the wild oat. {Haver meal}, oatmeal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haver — is a surname, and may refer to:* June Haver (1926 2005), American film actress * Phyllis Haver (1899 1960), popular American actress * Ralph Haver (20th century), American architectHaver can also refer to oats in parts of Northern England and… …   Wikipedia

  • *haver — ● haver verbe transitif (wallon haver, creuser, du latin excavare) Exécuter un havage. ● haver (difficultés) verbe transitif (wallon haver, creuser, du latin excavare) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • haver — de hei de contar te; havemos de conversar. haver por ou como haviam no por (como) boa pessoa. Obs.: O verbo haver é pessoal como auxiliar. É, porém impessoal no seu significado de existir: há fogo na floresta; há livros na estante …   Dicionario dos verbos portugueses

  • ḤAVER — ḤAVER, 16th century family of rabbis, originally from Damascus. The best known members of the family are Isaac and his son Ḥayyim. ISAAC (d. 1541) was a rabbi and posek. According to moses basola , before 1522 he was the head of the Sicilian… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Haver — Ha ver (h[a^]v [ e]r), n. A possessor; a holder. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haver — Ha ver (h[=a] v[ e]r), v. i. [Etymol. uncertain.] To maunder; to talk foolishly; to chatter. [Scot.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haver — |ê| v. tr. 1. Ter, possuir, estar na posse de. 2. Conseguir. 3. Considerar, julgar. 4. Existir. (verbo impessoal) 5. Acontecer, suceder. (verbo impessoal) 6. Ser decorrido, passar se. (verbo impessoal) • v. pron. 7. Portar se, proceder. • v.… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • haver — meaning ‘to hesitate’, is originally Scottish. This meaning spread south of the border in the 20c, but in its other meanings ‘to talk foolishly’ and (as a plural noun havers) ‘nonsense’ it is still anchored in the north …   Modern English usage

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