Shoven vs Shoved - What's the difference?

shoven | shoved |


As verbs the difference between shoven and shoved

is that shoven is (obsolete) while shoved is (shove).

shoven

English

Verb

(head)
  • (obsolete)
  • (Chaucer)
    (Webster 1913)

    shoved

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (shove)

  • shove

    English

    Verb

    (shov)
  • To push, especially roughly or with force.
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  • To move off or along by an act of pushing, as with an oar or pole used in a boat; sometimes with off .
  • * Garth
  • He grasped the oar, received his guests on board, and shoved from shore.
  • To make an all-in bet.
  • (label) To pass (counterfeit money).
  • Derived terms

    * shover * shove off * shove-it * push and shove * shove ha'penny

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A rough push.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • I rested and then gave the boat another shove .
  • (poker slang) An all-in bet.
  • Derived terms

    * when push comes to shove