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droving


droving


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drove  \Drove\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Droved};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Droving}.]  [Cf.  {Drove},  n.,  and  {Drover}.] 
  1.  To  drive,  as  cattle  or  sheep,  esp.  on  long  journeys;  to 
  follow  the  occupation  of  a  drover. 
 
  He's  droving  now  with  Conroy's  sheep  along  the 
  Castlereagh  --Paterson. 
 
  2.  To  finish,  as  stone,  with  a  drove  or  drove  chisel.