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Definition for drove (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), droved, drov·ing.
Origin of drove2
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Example sentences from the Web for drove
The result is that drone operators are leaving the Air Force in droves.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says|Dave Majumdar|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
British aristocrats married American heiresses in droves in the early 1900s.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite the long-existing travel ban, Americans have already been visiting Cuba by the droves.
Shoppers from Mainland China arrived in droves, and gained front row seats to civil disobedience in action.Chinese Tourists Are Taking Hong Kong Protest Selfies|Brendon Hong|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would need professional assistance, which came in droves.Victor Mooney’s Epic Adventure for His Dead Brother|Justin Jones|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The expedition returned to Scotland laden with spoils, and bringing numerous captives and great droves of cattle.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
There's a hundred in cold cash for every Chink that's run across the border, and Dangerfield has been smuggling them in in droves.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
At Sandringham they have great droves of pigeons, which the entire family love and care for.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
If ya would put' em through the chute, one at a time, 'stead of pushin' 'em up in droves, I could answer better.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
The animals generally travel in droves, and when one is seen it is quite safe to count upon a dozen, or a score, or even more.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for drove (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for drove (2 of 2)
- (tr) to drive (a group of livestock), usually for a considerable distance
- (intr) to be employed as a drover