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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stove.


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  • I caught swine flu trying to break into my car last night so I stoved its head in with a rock.


  • I assumed, as had others, that the tree had stoved it in.

    At the Arborist Alehouse...

  • CDs are regularly used for theft, drugs offences, affray, abusive and threatening behavior and - where for example the police have helpfully stoved your head in - to reflect the fact that you've probably served enough penance.

    What Happened Next to the "Tony Martin" Defence?

  • Oh come off it, if you'd had your head stoved in with rocks by people with murderous intent, then you too would probably come to the conclusion - upon regaining consciousness - that it was all your fault, citing past instances by neither you nor even your country.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Above the bridge of the nose, the whole of the forehead had been stoved in.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • Above the bridge of the nose, the whole of the forehead had been stoved in.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • It appeared that the large boat had got stoved against a tree under water, and that the people were obliged to unload and haul her on shore to undergo some repairs, which they had effected; but the rain prevented them from paying her bottom.

    Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales

  • Martin watched the child flick it gently away and made a mental note to see the landlord about getting the house stoved.

    Dangerous Lady

  • Unlike her own home that was stoved regularly, cockroaches were on everything.

    Dangerous Lady

  • It had started the day three months previously when Michael paid to have the house stoved.

    Dangerous Lady


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