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Meaning of DROVER

Pronunciation:  'drowvur

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

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