Definition of coven
1 : a collection of individuals with similar interests or activities a coven of intellectuals
2 : an assembly or band of usually 13 witches
Examples of coven in a Sentence
a coven of epicures who gather for monthly wine tastings
Recent Examples of coven from the Web
Fortunately, however, the mainstream media is on the case, ready to blow the lid off our secret covens of corruption.
Another member of the Egyptian coven, Angela has also ended up on a high-brow drama –
The coven summoned its power through crystals and plants, cast its spells in the vernacular—no weird Latin chanting or speaking in tongues.
Yet the pro-Tsarnaev Twitter and Instagram covens aren’t frequented, by and large, by people who celebrate the Boston bombings, a key distinction.
Like a veritable coven, three came together last night to host a screening of — the Cinema Society, The Hollywood Reporter and Samsung Galaxy.
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COVEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of coven for English Language Learners
: a group of witches
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