Definition of "heven" [heven]

  • A Middle English form of heaven. (noun)
  • A simplified spelling of heaven. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "heven" in a sentence
  • "Berners's celebrated Treatise on Hawking, Hunting, and Fishing, has informed us that "Tharmes of the Kynge of Fraunce were certaynly sent by an angel from heven, that is to saye, thre floures in manere of swerdes in a feld of azure, the whyche certer armes were given to the forsayd Kynge of Fraunce in sygne of everlastynge trowble, and that he and his successours alway with batayle and swerdes sholde be punysshyd.""
  • ""It's very true what ye say," replied Mrs. McKrigger, bringing forth her knitting, "but when ye owe the man a bill at the store, an 'heven't the money to pay, it makes a big difference.""
  • "But when men are too scart an 'heven't as much spunk as a chicken jist outer the shell, what else is thar to do?"