- law a conspiracy between two or more persons to act to the detriment or injury of another
C14: from Old French; see coven, convene
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Examples from the Web for covin
Actions popular were not allowed to be eluded by fraud or covin.
So no more information was given of the spirits of the Covin.
You know as well as I do that the brakeman takes on five boxes of lunch at Covin.American Adventures
John Young was the officer of her covin, and the number composing it was thirteen.
Shall I, an innocent proprietor, be mulcted of my right by thy fraud and covin?The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales