Droved
Drove Drove, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Droved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Droving}.] [Cf. {Drove}, n., and {Drover}.] 1. To drive, as cattle or sheep, esp. on long journeys; to follow the occupation of a drover.

He's droving now with Conroy's sheep along the Castlereagh. --Paterson. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. To finish, as stone, with a drove or drove chisel. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Drove — Drove, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Droved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Droving}.] [Cf. {Drove}, n., and {Drover}.] 1. To drive, as cattle or sheep, esp. on long journeys; to follow the occupation of a drover. He s droving now with Conroy s sheep along the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Droving — Drove Drove, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Droved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Droving}.] [Cf. {Drove}, n., and {Drover}.] 1. To drive, as cattle or sheep, esp. on long journeys; to follow the occupation of a drover. He s droving now with Conroy s sheep along… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • drove — drove1 /drohv/, v. pt. of drive. drove2 /drohv/, n., v., droved, droving. n. 1. a number of oxen, sheep, or swine driven in a group; herd; flock. 2. Usually, droves. a large crowd of human beings, esp. in motion: They came to Yankee Stadium in… …   Universalium

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