Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A number of animals collected and driven together in a body; a flock or herd of cattle in process of being driven; indefinite as to number, but including at least several. Caldwell v. Slate, 2 Tex. App. 54; McConvlll v. Jersey City, 39 N. J. Law, 4$.
    —Drove-road. In Scotch law. A road for driving cattle. 7 Bell. App. Cas. 43, 53, 57. A drift-road. Lord Brougham, Id.
    —Drove-stance. In Scotch law. A place adjoining a drove-road, for resting and refreshing sheep and cattle on their journey. 7 Bell, App. Cas. 53, 57.
    —Drover's pass. A free pass given by a railroad company, accepting a drove of cattle fos transportation, to the drover who accompanies and cares for the cattle on the train. Railroad Co. v. Tanner, 100 Va. 379, 41 S. E. 721; Railway Co. v. Ivy, 71 Tex. 400, 9 S. W. 346, 1 L. R. A. 500, 10 Am. St. Rep. 758t