Definition of Covets

1. Verb. (third-person singular of covet) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Covets

1. covet [v] - See also: covet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Covets

covet
covetable
coveted
coveteousness
coveter
coveters
coveting
covetingly
covetise
covetises
covetiveness
covetous
covetously
covetousness
covetousnesses
covets (current term)
covey
coveys
coville
covin
coving
covings
covinous
covins
covolatility
covyne
covynes
cow's head
cow's lungwort

Literary usage of Covets

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"The ancient Russian Drang nach dem Atlantic menaces Northern countries Russia covets the Baltic By WOLFRAM GOTTLIEB From Contemporary Review, London Topical ..."

2. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne, Ramsay Weston Rhipps (1895)
"... presence of mind—Necessity of vigilance at Hamburg—The King of Sweden—His bulletins—Doctor Gall —Prussia covets Hamburg—Projects on Holland—Negotiations ..."

3. A Dictionary of Miracles: Imitative, Realistic, and Dogmatic by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1901)
"Ahab covets Naboth'e Vineyard. ... dogs lick thy blood, even thine, The empress Eudoxia covets and takes possession of the vineyard of a widow (about AD). ..."

4. A Journey in East Africa: Towards the Mountains of the Moon by M. A. Pringle (1886)
"... AGAIN—MRS C covets MY DRESS—SIATA- KENYA'S COUNTRY AGAIN — DESERTED VILLAGE — A MAIL— MARSHES NEARLY DRIED UP—CROCODILES RED PEOPLE BROAD ZAMBESI AGAIN ..."

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