covey covey  /ˈkə vi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small collection of people
  2. (n) a small flock of grouse or partridge

Usage(s):

  1. Moments later, a guide named Oscar Medellin found another covey.
  2. They were discussing group nouns: a covey of quail, a pride of lions, an exaltation of larks.
  3. Two instant classics:-- NY Post with Bosnian little-girl-greeter-grown up and countrypersons slamming Clinton tale with a covey of quotes.

News

  1. Wildfire destroys mobile home, vehicles near Gooding

    GOODING, Idaho -- Flames from a fast-moving wildfire destroyed a mobile home and two vehicles northwest of Gooding late Thursday afternoon. Gooding Fire Chief Brandon Covey said an uncontrolled burn at a neighbor's house quickly spread to nearby sage brush, threatening about 10 homes. Firefighters with six area agencies responded to the fire around 5:00 p.m. "It blew through there so fast, it ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KTVB Boise

  2. Belief: What I Learned, As A CEO, From The Day I Was Fired

    Although I’ve mentioned him in my book, The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning, I haven’t yet shared with Forbes’ readership that Dr. Stephen R. Covey, who passed away last year, has had a special significance in my life. He was a mentor, a friend, and, at one time, my boss. This is why his teachings are woven into my DNA.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I cannot begin to covey my own personal sense of loss over this senselessness of such an incomprehensible and heinous act," Steger said.
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: Charles Steger Source: McClatchy Washington Bureau

  2. According to the report, the Vice President Cheney told the deputy, "After the group shot at the first covey he and Pam Willeford proceeded to the second covey because Harry Whittington was looking for his downed birds. Mr. Cheney told me he and Pam...
    on Feb 16, 2006 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: KRIS-TV

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