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Meaning of DROVER

Pronunciation:  'drowvur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who drives a herd
 

DROVER is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: herder, herdsman
 
 See Also: goatherd, goatherder, hand, hired hand, hired man, pigman, sheepherder, sheepman, shepherd, swineherd

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dro"ver\, n.
1. One who drives cattle or sheep to market; one who makes it
   his business to purchase cattle, and drive them to market.

         Why, that's spoken like an honest drover; so they
         sell bullocks.                        --Shak.

2. A boat driven by the tide. [Obs.] --Spenser.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: automatic pilot, boatheader, boatsteerer, cattleman, cicerone, courier, cowboy, cowgirl, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, cowpuncher, coxswain, dragoman, gaucho, goatherd, gooseboy, gooseherd, guide, guidepost, guider, Gyropilot, helmsman, herd, herder, herdsman, hogherd, horse wrangler, horseherd, mercury, navigator, pigman, pilot, pointer, puncher, river pilot, sheepherder, sheepman, shepherd, shepherdess, steerer, steersman, swanherd, swineherd, tour director, tour guide, vaquero, waddy, wrangler
 

 

 

 

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