Bevy meaning

bĕv'ē
A group of birds, especially quail.
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A group, esp. of girls or women.
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A group of animals, in particular quail.
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The definition of a bevy is a group, especially a group of young women or quail.

An example of a bevy is a group of ten quail crossing the road.

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A group or assemblage.

A bevy of beauties.

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A flock.
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Any group or collection.
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A large group or collection.
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Origin of bevy

  • Middle English from Anglo-Norman bevee
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Middle English bevey, of uncertain origin, possibly Anglo-Norman.
    From Wiktionary