roger de coverley

variants or roger of coverley
: sir roger de coverley

Word History


roger de coverley alteration (influenced by Sir Roger de Coverley, fictitious country gentleman appearing in many numbers of the daily periodical The Spectator conducted 1711–12 in England, from roger of coverley) of roger of coverley, probably from Roger (the name) + of + Coverley (a fictitious place name)

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“Roger de coverley.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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