I immediately started for home; and upon entering the yard gate, out came Mr. covey on his way to meeting.
Passing now through woods they started a covey of partridges.
There was a covey of partridges on the lawn this morning, and my squirrels come up to the porch to be fed.
However, deep in the woods they came upon a covey of partridges.
Storri learned another thing that gave him the sort of thrill that setters feel when in the near vicinity of a covey of grouse.
Mr. covey was one of the few slaveholders who could and did work with his hands.
This kick fairly sickened Hughes, so that he left me in the hands of Mr. covey.
Hughes came, and, while covey held me, attempted to tie my right hand.
At the height at which the squadron was flying it looked like a covey of wild duck or geese flying over a moor.
This battle with Mr. covey was the turning-point in my career as a slave.
mid-14c., "brood of partridges," from Middle French covée "brood" (Modern French couvée), from Gallo-Romance *cubata, literally "hatchling," from past participle stem of Latin cubare "to sit, incubate, hatch" (see incubation).