Covey

Definition of Covey

Cov´ey   Pronunciation: k?v´?
n.1.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.
2.A company; a bevy; as, a covey of girls.
v. i.1.To brood; to incubate.
[Tortoises] covey a whole year before they hatch.
- Holland.
n.1.A pantry.

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