heave ho


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heave ho

interj.
Used as a command to sailors to pull hard on a rope or cable.
Translations

heave ho

interjhau ruck
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HEAVE HO Recovery workers winch the battered Audi out of the swollen River Dee
RUGBY Union commentators are having a field day guessing which players will get the heave ho from the currently bloated England training squad.
Bad enough to get the heave ho from any job but when you're in the public eye and everyone knows, it must be just awful.
Sunnysands Pirate Horatio Heave Ho takes Jason and Jemima on a pirate adventure in search of treasure.
Pictured right, from top, fun-lovers are skating on thin ice in Stratford upon the frozen Avon in the bitter winter of 1963, while a lone commuter braves Corporation Street in 1990, and, bottom, it's heave ho and off to work we go in Priory Road, Edgbaston in February 1981.