to push as cattle or sheep esp on lengthy journeys to check out the profession of a drover
- an accumulation of cattle driven or cattle gathered for driving many pets as oxen sheep or swine driven in a body
- a going group
- a small grouping of pets (a herd or flock) going together
- a stonemason's chisel with an extensive side for dressing rock
- of Drive
- of Drive.
- an accumulation cattle driven, or cattle collected for operating; some animals, as oxen, sheep, or swine, driven in a body.
- Any assortment of irrational creatures, moving or driving ahead; since, a finny drove.
- A crowd of individuals in motion.
- A road for operating cattle; a driftway.
- A narrow drain or channel used in the irrigation of land.
- A broad chisel used to bring stone to a nearly smooth surface; -- labeled as also drove chisel.
- The grooved surface of rock completed by the drove chisel; -- called in addition drove work.
range creatures gathered and driven collectively in a body ; a group orherd of cattle in process of becoming driven; long concerning number, but including at leastseveral. Caldwell v. State, 2 Tex. App. 54; McConvill v. Jersey City, 39 N. J. Law, 43.
Old English draf "beasts driven in a human anatomy, road along which cattle are driven," originally "act of operating," from drifan "to drive" (see drive (v.)).
- Old English draf, past tight and obsolete past participle of drive (v.).
(imp.) of Drive
- (imp.) of Drive.
- (letter.) A collection of cattle driven, or cattle gathered for driving; some pets, as oxen, sheep, or swine, driven in a body.
- (letter.) Any collection of unreasonable pets, moving or driving ahead; because, a finny drove.
- (letter.) A crowd of men and women in movement.
- (n.) A road for driving cattle; a driftway.
- (letter.) A narrow drain or station used in the irrigation of land.
- (n.) An extensive chisel familiar with deliver stone to a nearly smooth area; -- labeled as additionally drove chisel.
- (n.) The grooved surface of rock done by the drove chisel; -- called in addition drove work.
But in his eagerness to seize the whole inheritance of his rival, Louis drove his daughter and heiress, Mary of Burgundy, into marriage with Maximilian of Austria (afterwards the emperor Maximilian I.),who successfully defended Flanders after a savage raid by Antoine de Chabannes.