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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

I woke up one morning to find I was famous. I bought a white Rolls-Royce and drove down Sunset Boulevard, wearing dark specs and a white suit, waving like the Queen Mum.
Peter O'Toole

To me, the Seventies were very inspirational and very influential... With my whole persona as Snoop Dogg, as a person, as a rapper. I just love the Seventies style, the way all the players dressed nice, you know, kept their hair looking good, drove sharp cars and they talked real slick.
Snoop Dogg

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

The biggest thrill a ballplayer can have is when your son takes after you. That happened when my Bobby was in his championship Little League game. He really showed me something. Struck out three times. Made an error that lost the game. Parents were throwing things at our car and swearing at us as we drove off. Gosh, I was proud.
Bob Uecker

I think the combination of graduate education in a field like Computer Science and the opportunity to apply this in a work environment like Microsoft is what drove me. The impact these opportunities create can lead to work that has broad, worldwide impact.
Satya Nadella
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Drove Translations

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