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10 definitions found
 for Cove
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cove \Cove\ (k[=o]v), n. [AS. cofa room; akin to G. koben
     pigsty, orig., hut, Icel. kofi hut, and perh. to E. cobalt.]
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     1. A retired nook; especially, a small, sheltered inlet,
        creek, or bay; a recess in the shore.
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              Vessels which were in readiness for him within
              secret coves and nooks.               --Holland.
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     2. A strip of prairie extending into woodland; also, a recess
        in the side of a mountain. [U.S.]
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     3. (Arch.)
        (a) A concave molding.
        (b) A member, whose section is a concave curve, used
            especially with regard to an inner roof or ceiling, as
            around a skylight.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cove \Cove\, n. [A gypsy word, covo that man, covi that woman.]
     A boy or man of any age or station. [Slang]
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           There's a gentry cove here.              --Wit's
                                                    Recreations
                                                    (1654).
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           Now, look to it, coves, that all the beef and drink
           Be not filched from us.                  --Mrs.
                                                    Browning.
     [1913 Webster] Covelline

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cove \Cove\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coved (k?vd); p. pr. & vb. n.
     Coving.] (Arch.)
     To arch over; to build in a hollow concave form; to make in
     the form of a cove.
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           The mosques and other buildings of the Arabians are
           rounded into domes and coved roofs.      --H.
                                                    Swinburne.
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     Coved ceiling, a ceiling, the part of which next the wail
        is constructed in a cove.
  
     Coved vault, a vault composed of four coves meeting in a
        central point, and therefore the reverse of a groined
        vault.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cove \Cove\, v. t. [CF. F. couver, It. covare. See Covey.]
     To brood, cover, over, or sit over, as birds their eggs.
     [Obs.]
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           Not being able to cove or sit upon them [eggs], she
           [the female tortoise] bestoweth them in the gravel.
                                                    --Holland.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cove
      n 1: a small inlet
      2: small or narrow cave in the side of a cliff or mountain

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  129 Moby Thesaurus words for "cove":
     Adamite, abri, alcove, antre, apse, arcade, arcature, arch,
     arched roof, archway, arm, armlet, bastard, bay, bayou, being,
     belt, bight, bird, boca, body, bugger, bunker, burrow, camber,
     carrel, cat, cave, cavern, ceilinged roof, chap, character,
     concameration, concha, corner, cranny, creature, creek, cubby,
     cubbyhole, cubicle, cupola, customer, dome, duck, dugout,
     earthling, estuary, euripus, feller, fellow, fjord, foxhole, frith,
     geodesic dome, grot, grotto, groundling, gulf, gut, guy, hand,
     harbor, head, hole, homo, human, human being, igloo, individual,
     inglenook, inlet, jasper, joker, keystone, kyle, lad, lair, life,
     living soul, loch, man, mortal, mouth, narrow, narrow seas,
     narrows, natural harbor, niche, nook, nose, ogive, one, oriel,
     party, person, personage, personality, pitchhole, reach, recess,
     recession, road, roads, roadstead, roomlet, sewer, single,
     skewback, slough, snuggery, somebody, someone, soul, sound, span,
     strait, straits, stud, subterrane, subway, tellurian, terran,
     tunnel, vault, vaulting, voussoir, warren, worldling
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Cove, AR -- U.S. town in Arkansas
     Population (2000):    383
     Housing Units (2000): 181
     Land area (2000):     1.727962 sq. miles (4.475400 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.727962 sq. miles (4.475400 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            15700
     Located within:       Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
     Location:             34.436384 N, 94.411845 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     71937
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Cove, AR
      Cove
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Cove, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon
     Population (2000):    594
     Housing Units (2000): 247
     Land area (2000):     0.810461 sq. miles (2.099085 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.810461 sq. miles (2.099085 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            16250
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             45.298536 N, 117.809329 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97824
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Cove, OR
      Cove
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Cove, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
     Population (2000):    323
     Housing Units (2000): 146
     Land area (2000):     1.217325 sq. miles (3.152857 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.045900 sq. miles (0.118880 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.263225 sq. miles (3.271737 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            17336
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             29.813446 N, 94.825020 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Cove, TX
      Cove
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Cove, UT -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Utah
     Population (2000):    443
     Housing Units (2000): 123
     Land area (2000):     15.037163 sq. miles (38.946071 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    15.037163 sq. miles (38.946071 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            16490
     Located within:       Utah (UT), FIPS 49
     Location:             41.959069 N, 111.792783 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Cove, UT
      Cove
  

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