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Cove (1 syl.)

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An individual, as a flash cove (a swell), a rum cove (a man whose position and character is not quite palpable), a gentry cove (a gentleman), a downy cove (a very knowing individual), etc. (Gipsy, cova, a thing; covo, that man; covi, that woman.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Courtesy
Courtesy Titles
Cousin
Cousin
Cousin Betsy
Cousin-german
Cousin Jack
Cousin Michael (or Michel)
Coûte que Coûte (French)
Couvade
Cove
Covenanters
Covent Garden
Coventry
Coventry Mysteries
Cover
Covers were laid for
Covered Way
Covering the Face
Coverley
Covetous Man