noun, plural cov·eys.
Examples from the Web for covey
As long as any of the covey remain unsprung, you ought not to pick up one dead bird, though you should have a dozen on the ground.Dog Breaking|William Nelson Hutchinson
"Don't be ridiculous, John," said Cecilia, cooing like a covey (or whatever it is) of doves.
She will hatch a covey of from eighteen to twenty-two young birds from each setting.
One young maid would be decidedly more congenial to her than a covey of old ones.Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
Presently the boatman stopped and pointed, like a dog flushing a covey of partridges.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|Francis Rolt-Wheeler