[ US /ˈdɹoʊvɝ/ ]
[ UK /dɹˈə‍ʊvɐ/ ]
  1. someone who drives a herd
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  • Cart-horses furbished up for sale, with straw-bound tails and glistening skins; 'baaing' flocks of sheep; squeaking pigs; bullocks with their heads held ominously low, some going, some returning, from the auction yard; shouting drovers; lads rushing hither and thither; dogs barking; everything and everybody crushing, jostling, pushing through the narrow street. Hodge and His Masters
  • Lancashire, and will not only know the country but have acquaintances there, and being known as a drover would pass without suspicion of his being engaged with politics. Bonnie Prince Charlie : a Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden
  • At the end of the road turn left and continue along Drovers' Way and the property to be sold is the last house on the left-hand side.
  • Legend has it that this was because a wandering sheep drover boasted that he was able to drink a hat filled with ale. SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 104
  • After heading west at the age of 15, he ranched with relatives in Colorado, then knocked around the U.S. and Canadian Rockies, working as a drover and broncobuster.
  • He drives his Landrover (well, not actually his Landrover, but the Landrover of anyone foolhardy enough to lend him one) with what can only be described as pizzazz along Mauritian roads that were built with something less than pizzazz in mind. Last Chance to See
  • The sheep were very wild, and the drover was a boy who did not know how to drive them. Jim Davis
  • This time I led to the altar a buffalo cow, as they call the "muley" down South, -- a large, spotted, creamy-skinned cow, with a fine udder, that I persuaded a Jew drover to part with for ninety dollars. Birds and Poets : with Other Papers
  • It would be a life-size bronze of a highland bull, a drover and his dog. Country diary: Dingwall mart
  • A Smithfield is a leggy type of collie of the sort that bullock drovers used when working cattle half a century ago.
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