[kuhv-ee] /ˈkʌv i/
noun, plural coveys.
a brood or small flock of partridges or similar birds.
a group, set, or company.
a small flock of grouse or partridge
a small group, as of people
mid-14c., “brood of partridges,” from Middle French covée “brood” (Modern French couvée), from Gallo-Romance *cubata, literally “hatchling,” from past participle stem of Latin cubare “to sit, incubate, hatch” (see incubation).
[kou-uh nz-vil] /ˈkaʊ ənzˌvɪl/ noun 1. a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.
/ˈkaʊəl/ noun 1. (Austral) a shallow lake or swampy depression supporting vegetation
- Cow bail
noun 1. See bail3 (sense 3)
[kou-beyn] /ˈkaʊˌbeɪn/ noun 1. any of several poisonous plants of the parsley family, as Oxypolis rigidior, of swampy areas of North America, or the water hemlock, Cicuta maculata. /ˈkaʊˌbeɪn/ noun 1. Also called water hemlock. any of several N temperate poisonous umbelliferous marsh plants of the genus Cicuta, esp C. virosa, having clusters of small […]