Shoven vs Shoved - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between shoven and shoved
is that shoven
is (obsolete) while shoved
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 .
To make an all-in bet.
(label) To pass (counterfeit money).
- He grasped the oar, received his guests on board, and shoved from shore.
* shove off
* push and shove
* shove ha'penny
A rough push.
* Jonathan Swift
(poker slang) An all-in bet.
- I rested and then gave the boat another shove .
* when push comes to shove