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.]

 

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