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[kuhv-er-lee] /ˈkʌv ər li/
Sir Roger de, a literary figure representing the ideal of the early 18th-century squire in The Spectator, by Addison and Steele. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • All of the "Coverley" series came out in the English Illustrated.

  • I know I must leave Coverley, but that is as far as I can get.

    A Question of Marriage Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • All the Coverley papers are included except that one by Tickell of which Addison himself disapproved.

  • He was buried according to his own directions, among the family of the Coverley's, on the left hand of his father, Sir Arthur.

  • “Good wine needs no bush,” and the Coverley Essays are good wine if ever there was such.

    The De Coverley Papers Joseph Addison and Others
  • Notwithstanding the courage of Captain Coverley, who remained on board to the last, there could be but one end to the contest.

    Merchantmen-at-Arms David W. Bone
  • Mr. Coverley, noticing the trappings and the suits of woe which his friend wore in his face, naturally asked the cause.

    A Boy I Knew and Four Dogs Laurence Hutton
British Dictionary definitions for Coverley


Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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