Definition of Shoves
1. Noun. (plural of shove) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of shove) ¹
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Definition of Shoves
1. shove [v] - See also: shove
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Literary usage of Shoves
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Three Years in Canada: An Account of the Actual State of the Country in 1826 by John Mactaggart (1829)
"Ice-shoves. America, like the other quarters of the globe, affords many ... Mr. Wright termed these wavy rocks, ice- shoves : he agreed that they had once ..."
2. The Intercolonial: A Historical Sketch of the Inception, Location by Sandford Fleming (1876)
"19—The Restigouche Bridge—Artificial foundation—Climatic forces— Ice jams—shoves—Freshets—The massive character of the Piers—Division R, Contract No. ..."
3. The Intercolonial: A Historical Sketch of the Inception, Location by Sandford Fleming (1876)
"19—The Restigouche Bridge—Artificial foundation — Climatic forces— Ice jams—shoves—Freshets—The massive character of the Piers—Division R, Contract No. ..."
4. Railways and Other Ways: Being Reminiscences of Canal and Railway Life by Myles Pennington (1894)
"The contractors had to contend with a roaring rapid, two miles wide, shoves of ice from three to seven feet in thickness and from fifteen to twenty square ..."
5. Life and Letters of Sir Gilbert Elliot, First Earl of Minto, from 1751 to by Gilbert Elliot Minto (1874)
"The Coopers are not indifferent spectators, and do what they can for their absent principal. Hugh Scott shoves himself in for a dance or so, ..."
6. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by American Association of Orificial Surgeons (1890)
"... shoving the needle a little way, then injecting a few drops, then shoves a little farther and injects again, and so on until half the circumference is ..."
7. Naval Militiaman's Handbook by William H. Stayton (1895)
"In loading, 3 enters the cartridge; 2, with the right hand, shoves it home, and then closes breech with the left hand. DRILL OF 3-PDR. AND 6-PDR. RF GUNS. ..."