Covent
Covent Cov"ent (k?v"ent), n. [OF. covent, F. couvent. See {Convent}.] A convent or monastery. [Obs.] --Bale. [1913 Webster]

{Covent Garden}, a large square in London, so called because originally it was the garden of a monastery. [1913 Webster]


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  • covent — /kovˈənt or kuvˈənt/ (archaic) noun a variant of ↑convent1 * * * † covent The early form of convent, q.v., common down to 17th c., and surviving in some proper names, as in Covent Garden, London …   Useful english dictionary

  • Covent — Covent, Halb od. Nachbier, s. u. Bier II. B) c) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Covent — Covent, S. Kofent …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Covent — Covent, Halb oder Nachbier, von schon benutztem Malz gebraut …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • covent — early form of CONVENT (Cf. convent) (q.v.) in use to 17c …   Etymology dictionary

  • covent — A contraction, in the old books, of the word convent. Coventry Act. The name given to the statute 22 & 23 Car. II, c. 1, which provided for the punishment of assaults with intent to maim or disfigure a person. It was so named from its being… …   Black's law dictionary

  • covent — A contraction, in the old books, of the word convent. Coventry Act. The name given to the statute 22 & 23 Car. II, c. 1, which provided for the punishment of assaults with intent to maim or disfigure a person. It was so named from its being… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Covent Garden tube station — Covent Garden …   Wikipedia

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