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English definition of “hove”

hove

verb     /həʊv/ US  /hoʊv/ literary
hove in(to) sight/view appeared : After 30 minutes , a large ship hove into sight on the horizon .Arriving, entering and invadingAppearing and disappearing
(Definition of hove verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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