Haveless to Haymaking
(Have"less), a. Having little or nothing. [Obs.] Gower.
(Hav"e*lock) n. [From Havelock, an English general distinguished in India in the rebellion of
1857.] A light cloth covering for the head and neck, used by soldiers as a protection from sunstroke.
(Ha"ven) n. [AS. hæfene; akin to D. & LG. haven, G. hafen, MHG. habe, Dan. havn, Icel. höfn,
Sw. hamn; akin to E. have, and hence orig., a holder; or to heave (see Heave); or akin to AS. hæf sea,
Icel. & Sw. haf, Dan. hav, which is perh. akin to E. heave.]
1. A bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which affords anchorage and shelter for
shipping; a harbor; a port.
What shipping and what lading 's in our haven.Shak.
Their haven under the hill.Tennyson.
2. A place of safety; a shelter; an asylum. Shak.
The haven, or the rock of love.Waller.
(Ha"ven), v. t. To shelter, as in a haven. Keats.
(Ha"ven*age) n. Harbor dues; port dues.
(Ha"vened) p. a. Sheltered in a haven.
Blissful havened both from joy and pain.Keats.
(Ha"ven*er) n. A harbor master. [Obs.]
(Ha"ver) n. A possessor; a holder. Shak.
Haver bread, oaten bread. Haver cake, oaten cake. Piers Plowman. Haver grass, the wild
oat. Haver meal, oatmeal.
(Hav"er), n. [D. haver; akin to G. haber.] The oat; oats. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
(Ha"ver) v. i. [Etymol. uncertain.] To maunder; to talk foolishly; to chatter. [Scot.] Sir W. Scott.
(Hav"er*sack) n. [F. havresac, G. habersack, sack for oats. See 2d Haver, and Sack a
1. A bag for oats or oatmeal. [Prov. Eng.]
2. A bag or case, usually of stout cloth, in which a soldier carries his rations when on a march; distinguished
3. A gunner's case or bag used to carry cartridges from the ammunition chest to the piece in loading.
Haversian canals (Anat.), the small canals through which the blood vessels ramify in bone.
(Ha*ver"sian) a. Pertaining to, or discovered by, Clopton Havers, an English physician of the
(||Hav`il*dar") n. In the British Indian armies, a noncommissioned officer of native soldiers,
corresponding to a sergeant.