drove


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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.
References in classic literature ?
On and on they drove through the darkness, and though the rain stopped, the wind rushed by and whistled and made strange sounds.
Do you know, one Christmas I drove from Tver," said Anatole, smilingly at the recollection and turning to Makarin who gazed rapturously at him with wide-open eyes.
A breeze from the north drove little puffs of white cloud across an ultramarine sky, with a bright sea running under it.
Upon this the Danaans drove the Trojans back, and each one of their chieftains killed his man.
You drove a lady from here to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Depot last Friday?
Vasili Andreevich agreed, and drove as Nikita had indicated.
Meanwhile he drove all the ewes inside, as well as the she-goats that he was going to milk, leaving the males, both rams and he-goats, outside in the yards.