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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a small inlet;

2. small or narrow cave in the side of a cliff or mountain;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cove \Cove\ (k[=o]v), n. [AS. cofa room; akin to G. koben pigsty, orig., hut, Icel. kofi hut, and perh. to E. cobalt.] [1913 Webster] 1. A retired nook; especially, a small, sheltered inlet, creek, or bay; a recess in the shore. [1913 Webster] Vessels which were in readiness for him within secret coves and nooks. --Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. A strip of prairie extending into woodland; also, a recess in the side of a mountain. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) (a) A concave molding. (b) A member, whose section is a concave curve, used especially with regard to an inner roof or ceiling, as around a skylight. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cove \Cove\, n. [A gypsy word, covo that man, covi that woman.] A boy or man of any age or station. [Slang] [1913 Webster] There's a gentry cove here. --Wit's Recreations (1654). [1913 Webster] Now, look to it, coves, that all the beef and drink Be not filched from us. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] Covelline
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cove \Cove\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coved (k?vd); p. pr. & vb. n. Coving.] (Arch.) To arch over; to build in a hollow concave form; to make in the form of a cove. [1913 Webster] The mosques and other buildings of the Arabians are rounded into domes and coved roofs. --H. Swinburne. [1913 Webster] Coved ceiling, a ceiling, the part of which next the wail is constructed in a cove. Coved vault, a vault composed of four coves meeting in a central point, and therefore the reverse of a groined vault. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cove \Cove\, v. t. [CF. F. couver, It. covare. See Covey.] To brood, cover, over, or sit over, as birds their eggs. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Not being able to cove or sit upon them [eggs], she [the female tortoise] bestoweth them in the gravel. --Holland. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cove n 1: a small inlet 2: small or narrow cave in the side of a cliff or mountain
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

129 Moby Thesaurus words for "cove": Adamite, abri, alcove, antre, apse, arcade, arcature, arch, arched roof, archway, arm, armlet, bastard, bay, bayou, being, belt, bight, bird, boca, body, bugger, bunker, burrow, camber, carrel, cat, cave, cavern, ceilinged roof, chap, character, concameration, concha, corner, cranny, creature, creek, cubby, cubbyhole, cubicle, cupola, customer, dome, duck, dugout, earthling, estuary, euripus, feller, fellow, fjord, foxhole, frith, geodesic dome, grot, grotto, groundling, gulf, gut, guy, hand, harbor, head, hole, homo, human, human being, igloo, individual, inglenook, inlet, jasper, joker, keystone, kyle, lad, lair, life, living soul, loch, man, mortal, mouth, narrow, narrow seas, narrows, natural harbor, niche, nook, nose, ogive, one, oriel, party, person, personage, personality, pitchhole, reach, recess, recession, road, roads, roadstead, roomlet, sewer, single, skewback, slough, snuggery, somebody, someone, soul, sound, span, strait, straits, stud, subterrane, subway, tellurian, terran, tunnel, vault, vaulting, voussoir, warren, worldling
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Cove, AR -- U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 383 Housing Units (2000): 181 Land area (2000): 1.727962 sq. miles (4.475400 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.727962 sq. miles (4.475400 sq. km) FIPS code: 15700 Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05 Location: 34.436384 N, 94.411845 W ZIP Codes (1990): 71937 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Cove, AR Cove
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Cove, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 594 Housing Units (2000): 247 Land area (2000): 0.810461 sq. miles (2.099085 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.810461 sq. miles (2.099085 sq. km) FIPS code: 16250 Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41 Location: 45.298536 N, 117.809329 W ZIP Codes (1990): 97824 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Cove, OR Cove
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Cove, TX -- U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 323 Housing Units (2000): 146 Land area (2000): 1.217325 sq. miles (3.152857 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.045900 sq. miles (0.118880 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.263225 sq. miles (3.271737 sq. km) FIPS code: 17336 Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 29.813446 N, 94.825020 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Cove, TX Cove
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Cove, UT -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Utah Population (2000): 443 Housing Units (2000): 123 Land area (2000): 15.037163 sq. miles (38.946071 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 15.037163 sq. miles (38.946071 sq. km) FIPS code: 16490 Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49 Location: 41.959069 N, 111.792783 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Cove, UT Cove