Under covert
Under Un"der, a. Lower in position, intensity, rank, or degree; subject; subordinate; -- generally in composition with a noun, and written with or without the hyphen; as, an undercurrent; undertone; underdose; under-garment; underofficer; undersheriff. [1913 Webster]

{Under covert} (Zo["o]l.), one of the feathers situated beneath the bases of the quills in the wings and tail of a bird. See Illust. under {Bird}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Under — Un der, a. Lower in position, intensity, rank, or degree; subject; subordinate; generally in composition with a noun, and written with or without the hyphen; as, an undercurrent; undertone; underdose; under garment; underofficer; undersheriff.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Covert — Cov ert (k?v ?rt), a. [OF. covert, F. couvert, p. p. of couvrir. See {Cover}, v. t.] 1. Covered over; private; hid; secret; disguised. [1913 Webster] How covert matters may be best disclosed. Shak. [1913 Webster] Whether of open war or covert… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Covert way — Covert Cov ert (k?v ?rt), a. [OF. covert, F. couvert, p. p. of couvrir. See {Cover}, v. t.] 1. Covered over; private; hid; secret; disguised. [1913 Webster] How covert matters may be best disclosed. Shak. [1913 Webster] Whether of open war or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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