Associations to the word «Drove»


DROVE, noun. A number of cattle driven to market or new pastures.
DROVE, noun. (usually in the plural) A large number of people on the move (literally or figuratively).
DROVE, noun. A group of hares.
DROVE, noun. A road or track along which cattle are habitually driven.
DROVE, noun. A narrow drain or channel used in the irrigation of land.
DROVE, noun. A broad chisel used to bring stone to a nearly smooth surface.
DROVE, noun. The grooved surface of stone finished by the drove chisel.
DROVE, verb. Simple past tense of drive.
DROVE, verb. To herd cattle; particularly over a long distance.
DROVE, verb. (transitive) To finish (stone) with a drove chisel.
DROVE OFF, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of drive off

Dictionary definition

DROVE, noun. A group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together.
DROVE, noun. A moving crowd.
DROVE, noun. A stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone.

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal