Definition of covin in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkʌvɪn
(also covine)


[mass noun] archaic
  • Fraud; deception.
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    • The sultaness gathers together a ‘covine’ or conspiracy to help bring death to her people.


Middle English (denoting a company or band): from Old French, from medieval Latin convenium, from Latin convenire (see convene). Compare with coven.

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