hoveler definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative as a type of hoveller.
    • One who assists in conserving life and home from a wreck; a-coast boatman.
    • On some areas of the coastline of England, one of a class of persons employed as non-certificated pilots, as wreckers, in landing people from ships in the form of boats, etc.: probably so named from their particular using hovels on shore for housing.
    • For this reason An English coasting-vessel used for all kinds of work.

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