The definition of a cove is a sheltered or covered area such as a bay or a nook in cliffs.(noun)
An example of a cove is a small area on the beach shielded by rocks.
Cove is defined as to curve or form a curve.(verb)
An example of cove is to form a curved molding.
See cove in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE cofa, cave, cell < IE *gupā, den < base *geu-, to bend, arch > cod, coomb
Origin: Romany covo, that man
See cove in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, chamber, cave
Origin: , from Old English cofa.
Origin: Probably from Romany kova, man.
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