heave up

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Verb1.heave up - lift or elevate
upheave - lift forcefully from beneath
weigh anchor, weigh the anchor - heave up an anchor in preparation for sailing
lift - take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
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w>heave up

vi (inf, = vomit) → brechen
vt sep
(= pull up)hochhieven, hochwuchten; (= push up)hochstemmen
(inf, = vomit) → ausbrechen, von sich geben (inf)
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References in classic literature ?
Long Jack and Uncle Salters slipped the windlass-brakes into their sockets, and began to heave up the anchor, the windlass jarring as the wet hempen cable strained on the barrel.
This may seem like a pain if you're adding a deck or front porch, but porch floors can heave up under doors, and tilting decks can pull house walls outward.