Definition of Covings

1. Noun. (plural of coving) ¹



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Definition of Covings

1. coving [n] - See also: coving

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Covings

coveting
covetingly
covetise
covetises
covetiveness
covetous
covetously
covetousness
covetousnesses
covets
covey
coveys
coville
covin
coving
covings (current term)
covinous
covins
covolatility
covyne
covynes
cow's head
cow's lungwort
cow-nosed ray
cow-orker
cow-orkers
cow-tongue fern
cow-tree
cow-wheat

Literary usage of Covings

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1. The builder's price book (1804)
"... worked and fet - Purple marble covings, two inches thick Black ditto, 3 inches thick Old ditto, relet - MARBLE CHIMNEY-PIECES, St,ABS, &C. ..."

2. The Complete Works of Count Rumford by Benjamin Rumford, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1873)
"I may say the same of the thickness necessary to be given to the new sides, or covings, of the chimney; or if the new back and ..."

3. A New System of Practical Domestic Economy, Founded on Modern Discoveries (1827)
"The covings are connected at bottom and top, behind the back of the grate or ... In the covings, about straight with the under side of the top fixed or ..."

4. Essays, Political, Economical, and Philosophical by Benjamin Rumford (1802)
"... the covings too much, and leaving the opening of the fire-place in front too ... in altering them the covings may be placed at an angle of 135 degrees ..."

5. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1819)
"On the said covings, on both •idea, I hang, or otherwise fix, one or more folding, or one or more sliding registers, blowers, doors, or shutters, shutting, ..."

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