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covin

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Pronunciation: /ˈkʌvɪn
 
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(also covine)

Definition of covin in English:

noun

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

Origin

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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