Hover

Definition of Hover

Hov´er
n.1.A cover; a shelter; a protection.
v. i.1.To hang fluttering in the air, or on the wing; to remain in flight or floating about or over a place or object; to be suspended in the air above something.
[imp. & p. p. Hovered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hovering.]
Great flights of birds are hovering about the bridge, and settling on it.
- Addison.
A hovering mist came swimming o'er his sight.
- Dryden.
2.To hang about; to move to and fro near a place, threateningly, watchfully, or irresolutely.
Agricola having sent his navy to hover on the coast.
- Milton.
Hovering o'er the paper with her quill.
- Shak.

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