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Definition of "drover" [dro•ver]

  • One that drives cattle or sheep. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "drover" in a sentence
  • "The sheep were very wild, and the drover was a boy who did not know how to drive them."
  • ""A gran 'worker he'll be," called the drover after him."
  • "He was born in 1679, of well-to-do parents, but started his working life as a drover, that is to say a person who drove great herds of cattle from the countryside to the great cities like London, for consumption there."