"heave down a bunch of the red bananas we got up the creek," he said.
Up on the tank, one of you, and heave down the jacks and frogs.
And if we want a certificate in our business, we will come and, as the old lady said, "heave down our 50 cents and get it."
Once more we got back to Port Royal, and had to go alongside the wharf to heave down and repair the ship.
We set them the example, by rigging the pumps, and filling buckets from alongside to heave down the hold.
Old English hebban "to lift, raise; lift up, exalt" (class VI strong verb; past tense hof, past participle hafen), from Proto-Germanic *hafjan (cf. Old Norse hefja, Dutch heffen, German heben, Gothic hafjan "to lift, raise"), from PIE *kap-yo-, from root *kap- "to grasp" (see capable).
Related to Old English habban "to hold, possess." Intransitive use by c.1200. Meaning "to throw" is from 1590s. Sense of "retch, make an effort to vomit" is first attested c.1600. Related: Heaved; heaving. Nautical heave-ho was a chant in lifting (c.1300, hevelow).
1570s, from heave (v.).
A shelter: Heave. Any shelter used by a policeman to avoid the elements (1950s+ Police)
To vomit; barf (1868+)