covin

noun cov·in \ˈkəvə̇n, ˈkōv-\
variants: less commonly

covine

\ˈkəvə̇n, ˈkōv-\

Definition of covin

plural

-s

  1. 1 archaic :  crew band confederacy

  2. 2a :  collusive agreement between two or more persons to the detriment of a third :  conspiracy b archaic :  fraud trickery

  3. 3 :  coven

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Origin and Etymology of covin

Middle English covin, covine, from Middle French covin band, affair, covine affair, from Medieval Latin convenium agreement, arrangement, from Latin convenire to agree


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