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Definition of "heaves" []

  • Plural form of heave. (noun)
  • A period of retching. (noun)
  • A disease of horses characterized by coughing and difficult breathing. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of heave. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "heaves" in a sentence
  • "The term heaves is applied almost wholly to an emphysematous condition of the lungs."
  • "The current is turned on at a signal from the Warden, and the assassin heaves heavily as though the straps would break."
  • "September stopped, his breath coming in short heaves."