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  1. covin(Noun)

    fraud, deception

Webster Dictionary

  1. Covin(noun)

    a collusive agreement between two or more persons to prejudice a third

    Etymology: [OF. covine, covaine, fr. covenir to agree. See Covenant.]

  2. Covin(noun)

    deceit; fraud; artifice

    Etymology: [OF. covine, covaine, fr. covenir to agree. See Covenant.]

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  1. Covin

    Covin, an association of persons, so used in the Statute of Labourers of 1360, which, inter alia, declared void all alliances and covins of stonemasons and carpenters. The more common use of the term in English law was for a secret agreement between persons to cheat and defraud, but the word is now obsolete and has been superseded by collusion or conspiracy to cheat and defraud. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed.. Encyclopædia Britannica. Cambridge University Press.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Covin

    kuv′in, n. a compact: a conspiracy.—adjs. Cov′inous, Cov′enous, deceitful. [O. Fr. covin—Late L. convenium—L. convena, a meeting—con, together, venīre, to come.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of covin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of covin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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