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drove

1. a narrow irrigation channel
2. a chisel with a broad edge used for dressing stone

drove

A mason’s chisel having a blade from 2 to 4 in. (5 to 10 cm) broad; a boaster.
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I'll warrant ye," said the drover, "holds it and makes money out of it, and then turns round and brands the boy in his right hand.
That is to say, the Lord made 'em men, and it's a hard squeeze gettin 'em down into beasts," said the drover, dryly.
Better send orders up to the Lord, to make you a set, and leave out their souls entirely," said the drover.
24 THE Drovers just had the better of the Blue and Blacks to record their second win in phase two of the Premiership.
It proved to be the perfect revenge for The Wizards who a week earlier were beaten by The Drovers 46-21 in the final of the National Sevens at Cardiff Arms Park.
The Jolly Drovers, near Consett in County Durham, marked the occasion with a visit from North West Durham's MP Pat Glass.
The Jolly Drovers had been closed for two years and has now been re-launched by licensees Michelle and Brian Proud.
MEMORIES were stirred by the flashback of the old Drovers Arms pub (Mail, January 9).
The emergency services were alerted to the incident on a path near the Drovers Arms pub in Denbigh Road, Mold, at 7.
Drovers House a new purpose built specialist dementia and nursing care home for the whole of Warwickshire is now open in Rugby.
I was an adult before I knew this; I had heard of drovers, and even of ancient drover's roads, but never given much thought to who the drovers really were.
Although fourth-placed Drovers got the better start, there was only one side in the contest at the break, with Ponty building an imposing interval lead.