Definition of Covent

1. n. A convent or monastery.



Definition of Covent

1. Noun. (obsolete) convent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Covent

1. a convent [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Covent

covenanters
covenanteth
covenanting
covenantor
covenantors
covenants
covenants of title
covenaunt
covendom
covendoms
covener
coveners
covens
covenstead
covensteads
covent (current term)
coventrate
coventrated
coventrates
coventrating
covents
cover
cover'd
cover-crop
cover-few
cover-uncover test
cover-up
cover-ups
cover all of one's bases
cover all of the bases

Literary usage of Covent

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1. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1859)
"covent Garden sprang again from its ashes in renovated splendour within twelve months. Drury Lane, being beset by heavier incum- brances, ..."

2. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"In the covent Garden Piazzas, now nearly all cleared away, the families of Lord Crewe, Bishop Berkeley, Lord Hollis, Earl of Oxford, Sir Godfrey Kneller, ..."

3. The History of Henry Fielding by Wilbur Lucius Cross (1918)
"CHAPTER XXIV THE covent-GARDEN JOURNAL Before "Amelia" was off the press, ... On that day the coffee-houses received the first number of "The covent- Garden ..."

4. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1872)
"covent GARDEN (CENTRAL). FOB ages a monastic garden and quiet semi-rural cemetery for the ... The modern square of covent Garden was first formed in 1631, ..."

5. Speeches on Questions of Public Policy by John Bright, James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1869)
"[During the agitation for the repeal of the Corn-laws, the Anti-Corn-law League held many great meetings in covent Garden Theatre, at which Mr. Cobden, ..."

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