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Definition of 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.

Drove Quotations

A woman drove me to drink and I didn't even have the decency to thank her.
W. C. Fields

I think what drove me insane for a long time is feeling like I hadn't earned most of what I achieved because it came so fast.
Charlie Sheen

It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.
W. C. Fields

I was in love with a beautiful blonde once. She drove me to drink. That's the one thing I'm indebted to her for.
W. C. Fields

Without a trace of irony I can say I have been blessed with brilliant enemies. I owe them a great debt, because they redoubled my energies and drove me in new directions.
E. O. Wilson
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Drove Translations

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

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