Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of drover.

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Examples

  • The old cattle drovers who had to bring their sheep great distances to annual sales depended on their dogs, and both cattle and sheep looked upon them as guides and protectors.

    Country Diary: Northumberland

  • Inside the mart the display shows all the various aspects of the droving days from the drovers to the cattle and the routes.

    Country diary: Dingwall mart

  • One success has been the drovers' project, which was aimed at commemorating the work and life of the cattle drovers.

    Country diary: Dingwall mart

  • Martyn Sowerbutts, now retired after a career in computers, and his wife Cherry like to walk their dogs, Scrumpy and Enzo, along the bridleways and old drovers' roads, many of which would disappear under the foundations of the new housing estates.

    East Coker, TS Eliot's placid village, resists threat of housing invasion

  • One success has been the drovers' project, which was aimed at commemorating the work and life of the cattle drovers.

    Country diary: Dingwall mart

  • Inside the mart the display shows all the various aspects of the droving days from the drovers to the cattle and the routes.

    Country diary: Dingwall mart

  • There were horse traders, mule teamsters, and frequent drovers of cattle.

    'David Ruggles'

  • There were horse traders, mule teamsters, and frequent drovers of cattle.

    'David Ruggles'

  • But since bulls had to be driven through the streets to the bullring for the festival bullfights, it is thought that it developed as a competition between drovers to see who could do this the fastest.

    Crisis Tames the Pamplona Bull Run

  • There were horse traders, mule teamsters, and frequent drovers of cattle.

    'David Ruggles'

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