In any event, the chief justice overlooked the inconvenient fact that the framing generation actually enacted a bevy of mandates.
Liesl Schillinger to the rescue with a bevy of words that might help you make sense of it all.
The Sopranos figlia will guest-star as one of the “Woo Girls,” a bevy of single beauties who like to party.
A video of him dancing, Las Vegas style, with a bevy of showgirls has fast dominated the Jewish blogosphere.
In addition to several high-powered lawyers, Grigorieva has employed a bevy of publicists who have taken her case to the public.
One day, to the beating of drums, a bevy of priests came from afar; they made for the market-place and there sold indulgences.
No bevy of ladies, no merry parties, no pageants worthy of the name.
As she was about to move toward the door the elevator, like a great cornucopia, spilled a bevy of men and women into the lobby.
At that they laughed, and said they must choose him a bevy of fair women.
I vividly recall the bewildering onslaught of our mother leading a bevy of church ladies in search of the missing.
early 15c., collective noun of quails and ladies, from Anglo-French bevée, of unknown origin. One supposed definition of the word is "a drinking bout," but this is perhaps a misprint of bever, from Old French beivre (see beverage). Still, it's possible that the original sense could be a company of birds gathered at a puddle or pool for drinking or bathing.