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drover

[droh-ver] /ˈdroʊ vər/
noun
1.
a person who drives cattle or sheep to market.
2.
a dealer in cattle.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English. See drove2, -er1
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  • He envied every daysman and drover in the tavern their manly speech.
  • Today, the market is responding to pressures that would amaze an old-time cattle drover.
British Dictionary definitions for drover

drover

/ˈdrəʊvə/
noun
1.
a person whose occupation is the driving of sheep or cattle, esp to and from market
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Word Origin and History for drover
n.

early 15c. (late 13c. as a surname), agent noun from drove (n.).

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