Definition of Drover

1. Noun. Someone who drives a herd.

Exact synonyms: Herder, Herdsman
Specialized synonyms: Goat Herder, Goatherd, Sheepherder, Sheepman, Shepherd, Pigman, Swineherd
Generic synonyms: Hand, Hired Hand, Hired Man
Derivative terms: Herd, Herd



Definition of Drover

1. n. One who drives cattle or sheep to market; one who makes it his business to purchase cattle, and drive them to market.

Definition of Drover

1. Noun. A person who drives animals, especially cattle or sheep, over long distances. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drover

1. a driver of cattle or sheep [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drover

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drouking
droukings
droukit
drouks
droumy
drouth
drouthier
drouthiest
drouths
drouthy
drove
drove chisel
droved
droven
drover (current term)
drovers
droves
droveway
droving
drovings
drovy
drow
drown
drown'd
drown one's sorrows
drown out
drownage
drownages
drownd

Literary usage of Drover

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1863)
"drover read the passage of the letter more distinctly, ... Price, did he say the name was P " said Mrs. drover, laying down her knitting, thoughtfully. ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"2 ; in short, that a drover in a small way is within the same protection as one upon a great scale. The plaintiff then, by buying and selling cattle beyond ..."

3. The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the by Robert Forsyth (1805)
"If the trade is brisk, people get all paid, and the drover obtains the further confidence of the country. Sallying forth again, if prices are good, ..."

4. Publications by Dorset Record Society, Ohio Civil War Centennial Commission, Ohio Historical Society (1896)
"COPY of the EXAMINATION of JOHN GRAY of ROGART, a Highland drover, in 1746. 1746 Mr. Gray being called to the bar of the House of Commons. MK. SPEAKER. ..."

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