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Shoved Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Shove \Shove\ (sh[u^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shoved (sh[u^]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. Shoving.] [OE. shoven, AS. scofian, fr. sc[=u]fan; akin to OFries. sk[=u]va, D. schuiven, G. schieben, OHG. scioban, Icel. sk[=u]fa, sk[=y]fa, Sw. skuffa, Dan. skuffe, Goth. afskiuban to put away, cast away; cf. Skr. kshubh to become agitated, to quake, Lith. skubrus quick, skubinti to hasten. [root]160. Cf. Sheaf a bundle of stalks, Scoop, Scuffle.]
  1. To drive along by the direct and continuous application of strength; to push; especially, to push (a body) so as to make it move along the surface of another body; as, to shove a boat on the water; to shove a table across the floor.
  2. To push along, aside, or away, in a careless or rude manner; to jostle. And shove away the worthy bidden guest. --Milton. He used to shove and elbow his fellow servants. --Arbuthnot.
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    • 'Shoved' sea eagle chick flies nest
      A sea eagle chick, featured on BBC Springwatch, which was seen being pushed out of the nest by an intruder eagle successfully flies the nest. Read more on this news related to 'Shoved'
    • WorldViews: BBC Arabic reporter attacked on air outside Gaza
      The journalist was reportedly shoved by an Israeli man. Read more on this news related to 'Shoved'
    • Lowell police: Burglar shoved pregnant woman to floor
      LOWELL -- Police say a pregnant woman came to her Dutton Street apartment Wednesday afternoon to find a burglar inside her home, and that the burglar shoved the woman to the floor as he fled out the door. Read more on this news related to 'Shoved'

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