Simple Definition of covey
: a small flock of birds
: a small group of people or things
Examples of covey in a sentence
A covey of schoolchildren approached.
A covey of reporters came to the event.
Origin and Etymology of covey
Middle English, from Anglo-French covee sitting (of hen), from cover to sit on, brood over, from Latin cubare to lie
First Known Use: 14th century
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