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其中类别ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Old French _covee_ (Modern French _couvée_), from Latin _cubō_ (“lie”). PRONUNCIATION * enPR: kŭvʹē, IPA(key): /ˈkʌvi/ NOUN Wikipedia COVEY (_plural_ COVEYS) * A group of 8-12 (or more) quail. See gaggle, host, flock. * A brood of partridges, grouse, etc. * A party or group (of persons or things). * 1906, O. Henry, _The Love-Philtre of Ikey Schoenstein_ The store is on a corner about which COVEYS of ragged-plumed, hilarious children play and become candidates for the cough drops and soothing syrups that wait for them inside. * 1982, Lawrence Durrell, _Constance_, Faber & Faber 2004 (_Avignon Quintet_), p. 736 A COVEY of grey soldiers clanked down the platform at the double with their equipment and embarked, but in absolute silence, which seemed to them very singular. TRANSLATIONS VERB COVEY (_third-person singular simple present_ COVEYS, _present participle_ COVEYING, _simple past and past participle_ COVEYED) * To brood; to incubate. * Holland [Tortoises] COVEY a whole year before they hatch. * 1869, Florida. Commissioner of Lands and Immigration, _Florida: Its Climate, Soil, and Productions_ (page 108) There is a duck called the raft duck, because it is so numerous, COVEYING together in "whole rafts." REFERENCES * 1996, T.F. Hoad, _The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Etymology_, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0192830988

From Old French covee (Modern French couvée), from Latin cubō (lie).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: kŭvʹē, IPA(key): /ˈkʌvi/

Noun

Wikipedia

covey (plural coveys)

  1. A group of 8-12 (or more) quail. See gaggle, host, flock.
  2. A brood of partridges, grouse, etc.
  3. A party or group (of persons or things).
Translations

Verb

covey (third-person singular simple present coveys, present participle coveying, simple past and past participle coveyed)

  1. To brood; to incubate.
References

其中类别ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

_cove_ +‎ _-y_ PRONUNCIATION * (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkəʊvi/ * (US) enPR: kōʹvē, IPA(key): /ˈkoʊvi/ NOUN COVEY (_plural_ COVEYS) * (UK, slang, dated) A man. * 1846, Justin Jones, _The prince and the queen; or, Scenes in high life_ 'Pooh!' said he, 'you are as easily wounded as an unfledged dove — don't mind what an old COVEY like me says — I understand it all.' * 1850, Waldo Howard, _The mistake of a life-time, or, The robber of the Rhine_ (page 140) There vas an old COVEY as lived in Wapping, at the time I'm telling you of, who vas connected vith us by ties of common interest. * 1851, William Thomas Moncrieff, _Selections from the dramatic works of William T. Moncrieff_ I don't know what would become of these here young chaps, if it wasn't for such careful old COVEYS as we are— SYNONYMS * bloke (UK), chap (UK), chappie (UK), cove (UK), guy TRANSLATIONS

cove +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkəʊvi/
  • (US) enPR: kōʹvē, IPA(key): /ˈkoʊvi/

Noun

covey (plural coveys)

  1. (UK, slang, dated) A man.
Synonyms
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其中类别ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* voyce


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