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 Cove (1 syl.).Covent Garden. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cov’enanters.
 
A term applied, during the civil wars, to the Scotch Presbyterians, who united by “solemn league and covenant” to resist the encroachments of Charles I. on religious liberty.   1
 


 Cove (1 syl.).Covent Garden. 

 
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