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1. covey

noun. ['ˈkʌvi'] a small flock of grouse or partridge.

Synonyms

  • flock
  • partridge

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • fauna
  • flora

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cove (English)
  • cofa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • covee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Covey

  • mccuvey
  • lovie
  • covy
  • bovee

Example sentences of the word covey


1. Noun, singular or mass
Each covey has a range that includes plenty of food and cover to support the size of the covey.

Quotes containing the word covey


1. I love you Anna Covey,' he said, his voice barely audible. And slowly, clumsily, he leant forward, and his lips found hers, and Anna felt him kiss her awkwardly, she knew that she wasn't a Surplus any more. And nor was Peter.
- Gemma Malley, The Declaration

2. covey

noun. ['ˈkʌvi'] a small collection of people.

Synonyms

  • gathering

Antonyms

  • prosecution
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cove (English)
  • cofa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • covee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubo (Latin)
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