drove


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an enormous number of persons gathered together

a very large number of things grouped together

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a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together

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a moving crowd

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a stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone

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They drove out of the vault into a clear space and stopped before an immensely long but low-built house which seemed to ramble round a stone court.
Presently, with the utmost ease, he rolled the stone away from the door and drove out his sheep, but he at once put it back again--as easily as though he were merely clapping the lid on to a quiver full of arrows.
Upon this the Danaans drove the Trojans back, and each one of their chieftains killed his man.
said Hans, as he gave the butcher the cow; and taking the pig off the wheel-barrow, drove it away, holding it by the string that was tied to its leg.
Who don't know anything of us, and where it comes from; or think how we two drove miles across the moor tonight in the rain that it might reach 'em in time?
A breeze from the north drove little puffs of white cloud across an ultramarine sky, with a bright sea running under it.
With others Balaga bargained, charging twenty-five rubles for a two hours' drive, and rarely drove himself, generally letting his young men do so.
Slowly but steadily the heartless Mangaboos drove them on, until they had passed through the city and the gardens and come to the broad plains leading to the mountain.
The man touched his hat, the carriage drove off, and Trent, with a grim smile upon his lips, walked along the dusty road.
I once drove to Pashutino with him in half an hour.
Dorrimore thanked me as he seated himself beside me, and I drove cautiously forward, as before.
I harnessed four horses to a light trap, took Charmian along, and drove for three months and a half over the wildest mountain parts of California and Oregon.
Then he drove away twelve heifers and a hundred cows never yoked, and the bull who mounted the cows, fastening to the tail of each one brushwood to wipe out the footmarks of the cows.