But the ice floats on unscarred and undeterred and the ocean tosses and heaves just as it did before.
The door opens; the major appears, heaves a formidable "Good Heavens!"
Look at the weed and barnacles on her sides when she heaves.
Suddenly the sea of blood which is me heaves and rushes towards the sea of blood which is her.
Jacques heaves a sigh; for the music of the voice has touched his heart—nay, overwhelmed it with a new flood of love.
That's good; an' sure I hopes that nothin' heaves in sight t' shame us.
About his wind, whether he has the heaves, and things like that.
He heaves his booty, tugs askew his peaked cap and hobbles off mutely.
When he does and heaves it about half-way to the pitcher, or bowler, or whatever they call him, he's out of breath.
It marks the spot where the great wen of London heaves and festers.
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+)