a recording of a song by a singer, instrumentalist, or group other than the original performer or composer.
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- cover slip,
- cover story,
- cover text,
- cover the field,
- cover up,
- cover-uncover test,
Origin of cover version
First recorded in 1965–70
Also called cover.
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another name for cover (def. 34)
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