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drove



Pronunciation: (drōv), [key]
v.
pt. of drive.

drove



Pronunciation: (drōv), [key]
n., v., droved, drov•ing.


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 droves.
3. Also called drove' chis"el. Masonry.a chisel, from 2 to 4 in. (5 to 10 cm) broad at the edge, for dressing stones to an approximately true surface.

v.t., v.i.
1. to drive or deal in (cattle) as a drover; herd.
2. Masonry.to work or smooth (stone) as with a drove.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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