Usage examples for bevy

  1. As Henry recognized her, he withdrew his plumed cap, and bent his head with a courtesy and kindness which was remarked and commented upon by those around him; but his most gracious recognition was vouchsafed to the Comtesse de Moret, who was seated at a window in the Rue St. Antoine, surrounded by a bevy of beauties, who only served to render her own loveliness the more conspicuous. – The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Julia Pardoe
  2. Pixie drew a rapturous sigh, seeing herself be- capped and shawled, in the act of exhibiting her own spoils to a bevy of admiring grandchildren. – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey