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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Covert \Cov"ert\, n. [OF. See Covert, a.]
     1. A place that covers and protects; a shelter; a defense.
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              A tabernacle . . . for a covert from storm. --Is.
                                                    iv. 6.
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              The highwayman has darted from his covered by the
              wayside.                              --Prescott.
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     2. [Cf. F. couverte.] (Zool.) One of the special feathers
        covering the bases of the quills of the wings and tail of
        a bird. See Illust. of Bird.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Covert \Cov"ert\ (k?v"?rt), a. [OF. covert, F. couvert, p. p. of
     couvrir. See Cover, v. t.]
     1. Covered over; private; hid; secret; disguised.
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              How covert matters may be best disclosed. --Shak.
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              Whether of open war or covert guile.  --Milton
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     2. Sheltered; not open or exposed; retired; protected; as, a
        covert nook. -- Wordsworth.
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              Of either side the green, to plant a covert alley.
                                                    --Bacon.
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     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.
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     Covert way, (Fort.) See Covered way, under Covered.
  
     Syn: Hidden; secret; private; covered; disguised; insidious;
          concealed. See Hidden.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  covert
       adj 1: secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or
              shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert
              funding for the rebels" [ant: overt]
       2: of a wife; under the protection of her husband
       n 1: a flock of coots
       2: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something;
          "they crouched behind the screen"; "under cover of
          darkness" [syn: screen, cover, concealment]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  224 Moby Thesaurus words for "covert":
     abri, abstruse, air-raid shelter, armored, asylum, back-door,
     backstairs, beclouded, between the lines, blanket, blind,
     bolt-hole, bomb shelter, bombproof, boscage, bosket, brake, bunker,
     buried, burrow, by stealth, cache, camouflaged, canebrake, cased,
     cave, ceiled, ceja, chamisal, chaparral, clandestine, cloak,
     cloaked, close, clouded, coat, coated, concealed, concealment,
     coped, coppice, copse, copsewood, corner, couch, cover, coverage,
     covered, covering, covertly, coverture, cowl, cowled, cowling,
     cranny, cryptic, cubby, cubbyhole, curtain, curtained,
     cyclone cellar, dark corner, delitescent, den, disguised, dormant,
     drape, drapery, dugout, earth, eclipsed, encapsulated, encapsuled,
     encased, enveloped, enwrapped, esoteric, fallout shelter, feather,
     feathers, feline, filmed, floored, form, foxhole, frith, funk hole,
     furtive, furtively, guarded, guise, hackle, hanging, harbor,
     harborage, haven, hibernating, hid, hidden, hideaway, hideout,
     hidey hole, hiding, hiding place, hidlings, hole, hole-and-corner,
     hood, hooded, housed, housing, hugger-mugger, hush-hush,
     in a cloud, in a fog, in camera, in eclipse, in purdah,
     in the wings, incommunicado, lair, latent, lodge, loricate,
     loricated, lurking, mail, mantle, mantled, mask, masked, mew,
     motte, muffled, mysterious, mystic, niche, nook, obfuscated,
     obscure, obscured, occult, occulted, packaged, pall, paved,
     plumage, port, possible, potential, privately, privy, quiet,
     recess, recondite, refuge, retreat, roofed-in, run, safety zone,
     sanctuary, screen, screened, scummed, secluded, secluse, secret,
     secret place, sequestered, sheathed, shelled, shelter, shield,
     shielded, shifty, shroud, shrouded, skulking, sleeping, slinking,
     slinky, sly, sneaking, sneaky, speculum, stash, stealthily,
     stealthy, storm cave, storm cellar, sub rosa, submerged,
     surreptitious, surreptitiously, swathed, tented, thicket, thickset,
     trench, tunnel, under an eclipse, under cover, under house arrest,
     under the surface, under wraps, under-the-counter, under-the-table,
     undercover, undercovert, underground, underhand, underhanded,
     underlying, unknown, unmanifested, unobtrusive, veil, veiled,
     vestment, virtual, walled, walled-in, wrapped, wrapped in clouds  
     
Din dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

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

Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer (1990) :

  Covert, MI
    Zip code(s): 49043

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