Adjective "Droves" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Droves


    Definition:

    1. simple past tense of drive. drove2 [drohv] /droʊv/ Spell Syllables noun

    1. a number of oxen, sheep, or swine driven in a group; herd; flock.

    2. Usually, droves. a large crowd of human beings, especially in motion: They came to Yankee Stadium in droves.

    3. Also called drove chisel. Masonry. a chisel, from 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 cm) broad at the edge, for dressing stones to an approximately true surface. verb (used with or without object), droved, dro

    Origin:
    drove

    Examples:

    "years can be droves."

    "weeks can be droves."

    "covers can be droves."