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Definition of Drove

Drove

  1. of Drive
  2. of Drive.
  3. A collection of cattle driven, or cattle collected for driving; a number of animals, as oxen, sheep, or swine, driven in a body.
  4. Any collection of irrational animals, moving or driving forward; as, a finny drove.
  5. A crowd of people in motion.
  6. A road for driving cattle; a driftway.
  7. A narrow drain or channel used in the irrigation of land.
  8. A broad chisel used to bring stone to a nearly smooth surface; -- called also drove chisel.
  9. The grooved surface of stone finished by the drove chisel; -- called also drove work.
  10. To drive, as cattle or sheep, esp. on long journeys; to follow the occupation of a drover.
  11. To finish, as stone, with a drove or drove chisel.
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Drove Translations

drove in German is gefahren, fuhr
drove in Spanish is manada