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COVEY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does covey mean? 

COVEY (noun)
  The noun COVEY has 2 senses:

1. a small collection of people
2. a small flock of grouse or partridge

  Familiarity information: COVEY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COVEY (noun)


Sense 1covey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A small collection of people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("covey" is a kind of...):

assemblage; gathering (a group of persons together in one place)


Sense 2covey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A small flock of grouse or partridge

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("covey" is a kind of...):

flock (a group of birds)

Meronyms (members of "covey"):

grouse (popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet)

partridge (small Old World gallinaceous game birds)


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