Definition of Coven

1. Noun. An assembly of witches; usually 13 witches.

Generic synonyms: Assembly
Member holonyms: Witch



Definition of Coven

1. Noun. A clique that shares common interests or activities. ¹

2. Noun. A formal group or assembly of witches (usually 13 in number). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coven

1. a group of witches [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coven

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covector
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covelet
covelets
covelike
covelline
covellines
covellite
covellites
coven (current term)
covenableness
covenably
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covenant of salt
covenant of title
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covenantee
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covenanters
covenanteth
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Literary usage of Coven

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1. Collections for a History of Staffordshire. by William Salt Archaeological Society (1880)
"Ralph, the brother of John de Pendeford, succeeded to the right of inheritance, and assumed the name of coven. At the assizes ahove mentioned, William, ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"... to numerous inventions calculated to obviate it among the most noticeable of which are revolving trays, and revolving coven or shields for said trays. ..."

3. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"It had been built to coven a landing on Cooper River. It was a strong brick bouse, erected at a very early period, and known to have been calculated for ..."

4. Note-book Kept by Thomas Lechford, Esq., Lawyer, in Boston, Massachusetts by Thomas Lechford, James Hammond Trumbull (1885)
"... administrators and assignes shall froin time to time & at all times hereafter fullfill observe performe & keepe all such articles coven" and agreements ..."

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