Usage examples for covey

  1. The Happy Family rose like a covey of frightened chickens before the echoes were done playing with the gun- bark. – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  2. I believe that it first made its appearance in English slang as covey and was then pronounced cuvvy, being subsequently abbreviated into cove. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland