Definition of Coverts

1. Noun. (plural of covert) ¹



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Definition of Coverts

1. covert [n] - See also: covert

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coverts

coverslips
coverstock
coverstocks
covert
covert-coat
covert baron
covert operation
covert sensitization
covertape
covertapes
covertex
covertices
covertly
covertness
covertnesses
coverts (current term)
coverture
covertures
coverup
coverups
covery
coves
covet
covetable
coveted
coveteousness
coveter
coveters
coveting
covetingly

Literary usage of Coverts

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1865)
"... whereas the female of affinis, besides its duller plumage, has the wing coverts brownish black barred and tipped with rufous, and the smaller quills ..."

2. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1888)
"General colour above olive-brown, a little more sandy on the lower back and rump ; lesser wing-coverts like the back ; median and greater coverts, ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"Adults of this species may always be known by the rich rufous lessor wing-coverts. Immature birds are sometimes confused with the young of the Red-tailed or ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1892)
"t — Mr Chapman has availed himself of a large series of skins of Cola fîtes to study the differences in color pattern of the upper tail-coverts. ..."

5. A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States by Francis Wharton (1874)
"How Feme coverts are to be indicted, (a.) Indictments against the Wife alone. § 67. There is no technical objection to an indictment naming the wife singly. ..."

6. Transactions by Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, Norwick Eng, Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1904)
"faulting have become disassociated from the rest of the row, and serial with the median coverts from the sixth inwards. Similarly, the displaced median ..."

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