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a group of birds, as larks or quail, or animals, as roebuck, in close association.
a large group or collection:
a bevy of boisterous sailors.
Historical Examples

Set in Silver Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
Lorraine Robert W. Chambers
Guy Livingstone; George A. Lawrence
Song of the Lark Willa Cather
The Journal of a Disappointed Man Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [August, 1897] Various
Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes Toms de Comyn
Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday
The Highlands of Ethiopia William Cornwallis Harris

noun (pl) bevies
a flock of quails
a group, esp of girls
a group of roedeer


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