drave

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See also: Drave and dravé

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drave

  1. (archaic) simple past tense of drive
    • 1612, Michael Drayton, Poly-Olbion song 12 p. 196[1]:
      His kingly courage quell: but from his short retyre,
      His reinforced troupes (newe forg’d with sprightly fire)
      Before them drave the Dane, and made the Britaine runne
      (Whom he by liberall wage here to his ayde had wonne)
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘At Howli Thana’, Black and White, Folio Society 2005, p. 387:
      I do not know its name, but the Sahib sat in the midst of three silver wheels that made no creaking, and drave them with his legs, prancing like a bean-fed horse—thus.

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Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

drave (plural draves)

  1. a drove

Verb[edit]

drave

  1. past tense of drive
    • 2016 March 23, Forde, Iain W, “Thrie lessons frae Cuba”, in The National[2]:
      A wes daunnerin hame alang the Quenesferrie Rodd eftir skuil whan he drave paust in a limmie wi a swairm o poliss afoir an eftir.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 2017 June 7, Rab, Wilson, “Glesses clinkt tae famous victory fur heroic Glens”, in The National[3]:
      Earlier that mornin ah'd drave up tae the Co-Op fir ma mornin paper, an the streets wir awaash wi rid an white flags an banners!
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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