covey

  1. a small collection of people
  2. a small flock of grouse or partridge

covey

[n] - a small collection of people 2. [n] - a small flock of grouse or partridge
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Covey

Cov'ey noun [ Old French cov...e , F. couv...e , from cover , French couver , to sit or brood on, from Latin cubare to lie down; confer E. incubate . See Cubit , and confer Cove to brood.] 1. A brood or hatch of birds; an old bird with...
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Covey

Cov'ey intransitive verb To brood; to incubate. [ Obsolete] « [ Tortoises] covey a whole year before they hatch. Holland. »
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covey

noun a small flock of grouse or partridge
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Covey

• (n.) A pantry. • (n.) A brood or hatch of birds; an old bird with her brood of young; hence, a small flock or number of birds together; -- said of game; as, a covey of partridges. • (n.) A company; a bevy; as, a covey of girls. • (v. i.) To brood; to incubate.
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covey

covey 1. A small group of game birds; such as, partridge, grouse, or quail. 2. A small group of people or things. 3. Etymology: from French covée, 'brood' which came from Latin cubare, 'to lie down'.
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Covey

Covey is slang for a boy or young man.
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Covey

Covey is the collective noun for a group of partridges.
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Covey

Group of game birds, especially smaller species such as quail.
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Covey

Small group of partridges and allied species.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22219

Covey

Group of game birds, especially smaller species such as quail.
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