Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DROVES

Quail ran in droves and rose among the mesas like young thunder.

In they come of course, droves of them, and then I arrive and take the money.

And, worst of all, there were no droves of cattle tearing around.

They are pouring in here in droves; some are on their way to Italy.

I should imagine that he was often amazed that men did not join in droves.

How the cattle men separated their droves, claiming their cattle, was a wonderment.

For that matter, there were droves of 'em pounding up and down the halls all night.

Droves of pigs rambled about the valleys and on the hill-sides, but they were wild pigs.

Arcturus was a roving beast of the plains; he went in droves in his day.

In German towns you must not ramble about after dark “in droves.”