- Simple past tense of shrive.
(third-person singular simple present shroves, present participle shroving, simple past and past participle shroved)
- (obsolete) To join in the festivities of Shrovetide.
- (obsolete, by extension) To make merry.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.