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a large gathering of people of a particular type
"he was surrounded by a bevy of beauties in bathing attire"; "a bevy of young beach boys swarmed around him"
a flock of birds (especially when gathered close together on the ground)
"we were visited at breakfast by a bevy of excited ducks"
A group of animals, in particular quails.
A large group or collection.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: beva, Ital.
And in the midst thereof, upon the floor,
A lovely bevy of fair ladies sat,
Courted of many a jolly paramour. Fairy Queen, b. ii. c. ix.
They on the plain
Long had not walk’d, when, from the tents, behold
A bevy of fair women. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. xi. l. 582.
Nor rode the nymph alone,
Around a bevy of bright damsels shone. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.
a company; an assembly or collection of persons, especially of ladies
a flock of birds, especially quails or larks; also, a herd of roes
Bévy is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bev′i, n. a brood or flock of birds, esp. of quails: a company, esp. of ladies. [M. E. bevey, prob. the same as O. Fr. bevee, buvee, drink, It. bevuta, a draught; the transference of sense being perh. from a drink or a drinking-bout to a drinking-party.]
Bevy is a social merchandising service where women discuss and discover fashion with their friends and other members who have similar characteristics-her Style Circle.Based in Seattle, Bevy is a privately held and funded by two of the Pacific Northwest’s premiere venture capitalists: Madrona Venture Group and the Trilogy Partnership.
The numerical value of bevy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bevy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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A doubling of testing is a start but may be insufficient, regardless these efforts need to be supported by effective contact tracing, which requires a bevy of trained personnel.
District Superintendent Winifred Feneberg:
Thankfully, we have a number of modern technological resources at our disposal. We are utilizing Google Classrooms, Skype, Facetime and a bevy of other tools to ensure that the students who are returning from abroad are able to continue their studies with as minimal an impact as possible.
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