Cov´ert   Pronunciation: k?v´?rt
a.1.Covered over; private; hid; secret; disguised.
How covert matters may be best disclosed.
- Shak.
Whether of open war or covert guile.
- Milton
2.Sheltered; not open or exposed; retired; protected; as, a covert nook.
Of either side the green, to plant a covert alley.
- Bacon.
3.(Law) Under cover, authority or protection; as, a feme covert, a married woman who is considered as being under the protection and control of her husband.
Covert way
(Fort.) See Covered way, under Covered.
n.1.A place that covers and protects; a shelter; a defense.
A tabernacle . . . for a covert from storm.
- Is. iv. 6.
2.(Zool.) One of the special feathers covering the bases of the quills of the wings and tail of a bird. See Illust. of Bird.
Noun1.covert - a flock of coots
2.covert - a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "they crouched behind the screen"; "under cover of darkness"
Adj.1.covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
overt, open - open and observable; not secret or hidden; "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"
2.covert - of a wife; under the protection of her husband

COVERT, BARON. A wife; so called, from her being under the cover or protection of her husband, baron or lord.

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Translate Covert to German
covered smut
covered stadium
covered stand
covered wagon
Covered way
covering fire
covering letter
covering material
Covering party
Covering scale
Coversed sine
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Covert baron
covert operation
Covert way
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