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coven

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noun co·ven \ˈkə-vən also ˈkō-\

Simple Definition of coven

  • : a group of witches

Full Definition of coven

  1. 1 :  a collection of individuals with similar interests or activities <a coven of intellectuals>

  2. 2 :  an assembly or band of usually 13 witches

Examples of coven

  1. <a coven of epicures who gather for monthly wine tastings>



Origin of coven

Middle English covin agreement, confederacy, from Anglo-French covine, from Medieval Latin convenium agreement, from Latin convenire to agree — more at convenient


First Known Use: circa 1520

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