hoved

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

hoved

  1. (nonstandard) common misconstruction of hove
    • 2009, Liz Hunt, The Daily Telegraph, 18 Aug, "The Material Girl lives up to her name":
      So how the hearts of the paps must have leapt as Madonna plus children – and lover Jesus – hoved into view off the coast of Italy this week.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hǫfuð, haufuð, from Proto-Germanic *hafudą or *habudą, northern form of *haubudą, from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-, *kaput- (head). More at English head.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hoːvəd/, [ˈhoːð̩]

Noun[edit]

hoved n (singular definite hovedet, plural indefinite hoveder)

  1. A head.
  2. A sense, a perception, a memory.
  3. A person.
  4. A main part of something.

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