early form of convent (n.) in use to 17c.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for covent
Earlier in the day we were at the Covent Garden Hotel for Manolo Blahnik's debut LFW show - a short film starring Rupert Everett.Emilia Wickstead and Manolo Blahnik: #LFW Day 3
September 15, 2013
Damon Baker, a 19-year-old British photographer, went into a dark karaoke bar in Covent Garden last summer.Andrej Pejic, Fashion's New Gender Bender
January 9, 2011
And croon they did through the long crowded way to Covent Garden.The Coryston Family
Mrs. Humphry Ward
A pantomime produced at Covent Garden, and published in 1778.The Fall of British Tyranny
But surely the atmosphere of Covent Garden is even more oppressive.
The house was unlocked, their landlord being a salesman at Covent Garden.
She returned to her dull lodgings in Covent Garden, "awaiting her destiny."