haven

Definitions

  • On to New Haven
    On to New Haven
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n haven a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
    • n haven a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
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Haven't you anyone you can play with, Bobby Haven't you anyone you can play with, Bobby

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1908, the first machine to make lollipops opened for business in New Haven, Connecticut
    • Haven A bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which affords anchorage and shelter for shipping; a harbor; a port. "What shipping and what lading 's in our haven .""Their haven under the hill."
    • Haven A place of safety; a shelter; an asylum. "The haven , or the rock of love."
    • v. t Haven To shelter, as in a haven.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In February 1878, the first telephone book was published in New Haven, Connecticut. The book was one page long and had fifty names in it.
    • n haven A harbor; a port; any place which affords good anchorage and a safe station for ships, or in which ships can be sheltered by the land from wind and sea.
    • n haven Hence A shelter; an asylum; a place of safety.
    • haven To shelter as in a haven.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first telephone book ever issued contained only fifty names. It was published in New Haven, Connecticut, by the New Haven District Telephone Company in February, 1878.
    • Haven hā′vn an inlet of the sea, or mouth of a river, where ships can get good and safe anchorage: any place of safety: an asylum
    • v.t Haven to shelter
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Quotations

  • Tea Leoni
    Tea Leoni
    “I don't do T & A very well because I haven't got much of either.”
  • Anthony Powell
    Anthony Powell
    “Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.”
  • Mae West
    Mae%20West
    “Whenever I have to choose between two evils, I always like to try the one I haven't tried before.”
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
    Napoleon%20Bonaparte
    “The conscience is the sacred haven of the liberty of man.”
  • Robert H. Schuller
    Robert%20H.%20Schuller
    “Failure doesn't mean you are a failure... it just means you haven't succeeded yet.”
  • Will Rogers
    Will%20Rogers
    “Strangers are just friends I haven't met yet.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. hæfene,; akin to D. & LG. haven, G. hafen, MHG. habe, Dan. havn, Icel. höfn, Sw. hamn,; akin to E. have, and hence orig., a holder; or to heave,see Heave); or akin to AS. hæf, sea, Icel. & Sw. haf, Dan. hav, which is perh. akin to E. heave,

Usage

In literature:

Haven't you any there?
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
I haven't the trusting faith in baggage masters that I might have.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
I haven't heard of any loss of life so far.
"The Boy with the U. S. Weather Men" by Francis William Rolt-Wheeler
You haven't got to ever speak to me again.
"Little Miss Grouch" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
But Stephen has run the car now and then when Havens or his father were with him and he does very well at it.
"Steve and the Steam Engine" by Sara Ware Bassett
Thank heaven, I haven't that regret.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
Mr. Reed: You haven't seen any nuts yet?
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
I haven't had the pleasure.
"The Straw" by Eugene O'Neill
I've got plenty of money for the fares, and those who haven't their money with them can pay me when we get back to camp.
"A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship" by Jane L. Stewart
Haven't I had enough to make me bitter?
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
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In poetry:

Now I don't believe in looking
Honest people in the face,
And saying when you're doing wrong,
That 'I haven't sold my race.'
"Aunt Chloe's Politics" by Frances Ellen Watkins
Southward sailed the sea-gulls o'er him,
Southward sailed the ship that bore him,
Till at Drontheim haven landed
Olaf and his crew again.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XI. -- Bishop Sigurd At " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Minnie's gone to dwell in heaven,
Where bright little angels reign.
Her little soul has reached a haven
Where there is no grief and pain.
"Minnie's Departure" by Julia A Moore
We had a kettle: we let it leak:
Our not repairing it made it worse.
We haven't had any tea for a week. . .
The bottom is out of the Universe!
"Natural Theology" by Rudyard Kipling
So I said, " Listen, Comrades!
I've just thought of a good 'un!
We haven't a shell to blow 'em to ...
But there's my old woman's bread-pudden!"
"The Bugle Calls? (Rat-a-tat! Plonk! Plonk!)" by T W Connor
Still! for he had one haven of rest:
Family-life peace-bestowing!
Powers of light gave repose to his breast,
Calm 'mid the strife of his knowing.
"P. A. Munch" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson

In news:

Police are investigating after a Dunkin Donuts in New Haven was.
The SS Badger is under orders from the US Environmental Protection Agency to stop dumping waste ash into the lake, and Grand Haven officials are hoping to add some muscle to the ferry's fight to stay in operation.
District Meats is a cool carnivore haven, with a few beefs.
We haven't had a mudslide.
I haven't figured out why it's not packed every night.
The funds have been housed in the Citi Capital Advisors division, which was overseen by then-Chief Operating Officer Havens.
Others you probably haven't heard of.
Most of us haven't matched our eye makeup to our outfit since the prom, but the models at today's Just Cavalli show made the case for matchy-matchy beauty.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Organizers of an investment conference in the Cayman Islands say they have been forbidden from disclosing any details about a speech by former President George W Bush in the offshore financial haven.
As many of the world's nations grapple with how to balance their government budgets, even the tax haven of the Cayman Islands has found it necessary to look at ways to balance its own books.
If I haven't planned ahead or run a bottle short at a party, what the best way to quickly bring my reds to drinking temperature.
You have to deal with cmdlets, routing tables, registries, Group Policy and I haven't even started on programming.
Market is small business haven.
While we haven't received any actual responses from her, we're sure she's pumped for Babe of the Week.
Government clients VSC listed 'haven't heard of them.
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In science:

Hubble, E. 1936, The Realm of the Nebulae (New Haven: Yale Univ.
Spiral Structure and Galaxy Environment
Zukerman, Reality properties of conjugacy classes in spin groups and symplectic groups, Algebraists’ homage:papers in ring theory and related topics, New Haven, 1981, 239–253.
Carter subgroups of finite almost simple groups
Steinberg R., Lectures on Chevalley groups, Notes prepared by John Faulkner and Robert Wilson, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1968.
Classification of Finite Dimensional Modular Lie Superalgebras with Indecomposable Cartan Matrix
Riker, The theory of political coalitions, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1962. 71. R.W.
Complementary cooperation, minimal winning coalitions, and power indices
Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn. (1968).
Pseudofinite groups as fixed points in simple groups of finite Morley rank
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