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Covent Garden

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A corruption of Convent Garden; the garden and burial ground attached to the convent of Westminster, and turned into a fruit and flower market in the reign of Charles II. It now belongs to the Duke of Bedford.

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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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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
Cow
Cow’s Tail

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