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heave

(hēv)
n.
heaves(used with a sing. or pl. verb) A pulmonary disease of horses that is characterized by respiratory irregularities, such as coughing, and is noticeable especially after exercise or in cold weather.

heav′er n.
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The exhibition follows the journeys of the keelmen who ferried the coal along the River Tyne; the coal heavers who spent their working lives moving coal from the ships to London's docks and those who delivered coal to individual homes by lorry.
Certainly he and his brother Jamie were welcomed as heroes at Heavers Farm Primary School in South London this week.
Certainly the kids at Heavers Farm Primary School were all cheering Murray on.